kio

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See also: Kîo, ki'o, and kiò

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ki- (interrogative and relative correlative prefix) +‎ -o (correlative suffix of objects).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkio/
  • Hyphenation: ki‧o
  • Rhymes: -io
  • Audio:
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Pronoun[edit]

kio (accusative singular kion)

  1. what (the interrogative and relative correlative of objects)
  2. which
    Mi daŭrigis mian laboron, ĝis kiam iu knabo aŭ virino diris "bagus, bagus", kio signifas "tre bela".
    I continued my work, until some boy or woman said "bagus, bagus", which means "very pretty".

Derived terms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • Like other correlatives of objects, and unlike English what, kio always functions as a pronoun, never an adjective.
  • The plural forms kioj and kiojn are nonstandard and rare.

Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian (compare Indonesian tiram, Maori tio).

Noun[edit]

kio

  1. mollusc
  2. oyster

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hokkien 轿 (kiō, “palanquin”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkio̯]
  • Hyphenation: kio

Noun[edit]

kio (plural, first-person possessive kioku, second-person possessive kiomu, third-person possessive kionya)

  1. palanquin.
    Synonym: tandu

Further reading[edit]


Lovono[edit]

Noun[edit]

kio

  1. chicken

References[edit]


Maore Comorian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From -kia (hear).

Noun[edit]

kio 5 (plural mahio 6)

  1. ear

References[edit]

  • kio” in Outils & Ressources pour l'Exploitation de la Langue Comorienne, 2008.

Marshallese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kio

  1. orange colored

Noun[edit]

kio

  1. the color orange

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Volapük[edit]

Adverb[edit]

kio

  1. how (used as modifier to indicate surprise, delight or other strong feeling)