aio

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See also: AIO and -aio

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɑijo̞]
  • Hyphenation: ai‧o

Verb[edit]

aio

  1. Present indicative connegative form of aikoa.
  2. Second-person singular imperative form of aikoa.
  3. Second-person singular imperative connegative form of aikoa.

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

aio m ‎(plural ai) - feminine aia

  1. tutor, teacher

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *agjō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ǵ-yé-ti, from *h₁eǵ- ‎(to say).

Cognate with Latin adagium, prōdigium, Ancient Greek ἠμί ‎(ēmí, to say), Old Armenian ասեմ ‎(asem, to say), and Proto-Tocharian *āks- ‎(to announce, proclaim, instruct). See also negō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

āiō ‎(present infinitive āiere); third conjugation iō-variant, defective

  1. I say, I assert, I say yes, I say no, I affirm, I assent
    Quid ais?
    What say you?

Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of aio (third conjugation iō-variant, irregular, active only, highly defective)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present āiō, aiiō āis, ais ait āiunt, aiiunt
imperfect aiēbam, āībam aiēbās, āībās aiēbat, āībat aiēbāmus, āībāmus aiēbātis, āībātis aiēbant, āībant
perfect aistī ait
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present āiās āiat āiant
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present
future
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives āiere
participles aiēns

Synonyms[edit]

See also[edit]

  • ais (you say)
  • ait (he/she says, it is said)
  • āiunt (they say)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • aio in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • aio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aio in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to do a thing which is not one's vocation, which goes against the grain: adversante et repugnante natura or invitā Minervā (ut aiunt) aliquid facere (Off. 1. 31. 110)
    • as the proverb says: ut or quod or quomodo aiunt, ut or quemadmodum dicitur
    • (ambiguous) as Homer sings (not canit): ut ait Homerus
    • (ambiguous) as Cicero says: ut ait Cicero (always in this order)

Pohnpeian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aio

  1. yesterday
    Likamwete e kohdo aio.
    Apparently he came yesterday.

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ayo (obsolete)

Etymology[edit]

From aia ‎(hired tutoress), of uncertain origin, possibly from Latin avia ‎(grandmother) or Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌲𐌾𐌰 ‎(hagja, protector).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aio m (plural aios, feminine aia, feminine plural aias)

  1. a hired tutor

See also[edit]