sios

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See also: sìos and síos

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic in origin.

Verb[edit]

sios (present analytic siosann, future analytic siosfaidh, verbal noun siosadh, past participle siosta)

  1. (intransitive) hiss

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • siosa m (sibilance)
  • siosarnach f (hissing, hissing noise, hiss)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
sios shios
after an, tsios
not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Pijin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English church, from Middle English chirche, from Old English ċiriċe (church), from Proto-Germanic *kirikǭ, from Ancient Greek κυριακόν (kuriakón), neuter form of κυριακός (kuriakós, belonging to the lord)

Noun[edit]

sios

  1. Christian church building
    • 1988, Geoffrey Miles White, Bikfala faet: olketa Solomon Aelanda rimembarem Wol Wo Tu[1], page 75:
      Bihaen hemi finisim skul blong hem, hemi go minista long sios long ples blong hem long 'Areo.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English church, from Middle English chirche, from Old English ċiriċe (church), from Proto-Germanic *kirikǭ, from Ancient Greek κυριακόν (kuriakón), neuter form of κυριακός (kuriakós, belonging to the lord)

Noun[edit]

sios

  1. church

Synonyms[edit]