siya

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See also: sīyǎ, siþa, síya, and Siya

Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

siya f (plural siyes)

  1. Alternative form of siella

Balinese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

siya

  1. Romanization of ᬲᬶᬬ

Bambara[edit]

Noun[edit]

siya

  1. tribe, race, ethnic group

Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(si-)ia, from Proto-Austronesian *(si-)ia. Compare Indonesian, Malay and Maori ia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /siˈa/, [siˈja]
  • IPA(key): /siˈa/, [ˈʃa] (relaxed pronunciation)
  • Hyphenation: si‧ya

Pronoun[edit]

siyá (Basahan spelling ᜐᜒᜌ)

  1. he; she (third person personal pronoun)
    Filipino siya.S/he is a Filipino.
    Siya sana an nakapasar sa pinakamasakit na exam.
    S/he the only one who passed the hardest exam.

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(si-)ia, from Proto-Austronesian *(si-)ia.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

siyá (Badlit spelling ᜐᜒᜌ)

  1. he or she
  2. this, that
    1. (personal) used to refer to a singular person or animal at a distance from the speaker regardless of its gender
    2. (demonstrative) used when avoiding to mention a person by name
    3. (demonstrative) used to demonstrate different objects

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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish silla (chair).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: si‧ya
  • IPA(key): /ˈsija/, [ˈs̪i.ʌ]

Noun[edit]

síya (Badlit spelling ᜐᜒᜌ)

  1. a chair
    Synonym: lingkoranan

Eastern Huasteca Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish silla.

Noun[edit]

siya

  1. chair

Hiligaynon[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(si-)ia, from Proto-Austronesian *(si-)ia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: si‧ya
  • IPA(key): /siˈa/, [ˈsja]

Pronoun[edit]

siyá

  1. he; she

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish silla.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: si‧ya
  • IPA(key): /ˈsia/, [ˈsi.ja]

Noun[edit]

síya

  1. chair
    Synonym: lingkoranan

Karao[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

siya

  1. (interrogative) who

Limos Kalinga[edit]

Adjective[edit]

siyá

  1. correct

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(si-)ia, from Proto-Austronesian *(si-)ia. Compare Bikol Central siya, Cebuano siya, Indonesian ia, Maori ia, and Waray-Waray hiya.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • syainformal
  • s'yacontraction
  • xatext messaging

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: si‧ya
  • IPA(key): /siˈa/, [ˈʃa]

Pronoun[edit]

siyá (Baybayin spelling ᜐᜒᜌ)

  1. he; she (third person singular animate personal pronoun)
    Pilipino siya.
    S/he is a Filipino.
  2. (colloquial) it (third person singular inanimate personal pronoun)
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Noun[edit]

siyá (Baybayin spelling ᜐᜒᜌ)

  1. the one; the identical one; the very same
    Ang belong ito ay siyang ginawa ng kanyang lola.
    This veil is the very same one which her grandmother made.
Derived terms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

siyá (Baybayin spelling ᜐᜒᜌ)

  1. so! well!
    Synonym: aba

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish silla. Doublet of silya.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: si‧ya
  • IPA(key): /ˈsia/, [ˈsi.ɐ]
  • IPA(key): /siˈa/, [sɪˈa]

Noun[edit]

siya or siyá (Baybayin spelling ᜐᜒᜌ)

  1. saddle
    Synonyms: montura, (of a bicycle) sintadera
    siya ng kabayohorse saddle
    siya ng bisikletabicycle saddle
    • 1989, Pramoedya Ananta Toer, translated by Thelma B. Kintanar, Daigdig ng Tao, Solidaridad Publishing House, page 30:
      Nakasabit sa dingding ang mga siya ng kabayo na may iba-ibang palawit na estribo.
      The horse saddles with different stirrups are hanging on the wall.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Hokkien (siā, regards to; thanks; gratefulness), according to Manuel (1948).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: si‧ya
  • IPA(key): /siˈa/, [sɪˈa]

Noun[edit]

siyá (Baybayin spelling ᜐᜒᜌ)

  1. satisfaction; pleasure; contentment
    Synonyms: lugod, kaluguran, kasiyahan
  2. (obsolete) decision; determination (only used in pasiya)
  3. (obsolete) sufficiency; adequacy (only used in kasiya)
Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • siya”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018
  • Manuel, E. Arsenio (1948) Chinese elements in the Tagalog language: with some indication of Chinese influence on other Philippine languages and cultures and an excursion into Austronesian linguistics, Manila: Filipiniana Publications, page 107

Tauya[edit]

Noun[edit]

siya

  1. salt
    siya ya'e : the ocean (literally: salt water)

References[edit]

  • Lorna MacDonald, A Grammar of Tauya

Tetelcingo Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish silla, from Latin sella.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

siya (plural siyajte)

  1. chair
    Synonym: sieta
  2. saddle

References[edit]

  • Brewer, Forrest; Brewer, Jean G. (1962) Vocabulario mexicano de Tetelcingo, Morelos: Castellano-mexicano, mexicano-castellano (Serie de vocabularios indígenas Mariano Silva y Aceves; 8)‎[1] (in Spanish), México, D.F.: El Instituto Lingüístico de Verano en coordinación con la Secretaría de Educación Pública a través de la Dirección General de Internados de Enseñanza Primaria y Educación Indígena, published 1971, pages 91, 222

Zazaki[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Persianسیاه(siyâh).

Adjective[edit]

siya

  1. black