tía

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Asturian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tía f (plural tíes)

  1. aunt, feminine form of tíu

Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

tía f (plural tías)

  1. aunt

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Formed from the numeral tíu, perhaps by directly reanalizing the -u as the weak feminine oblique suffix in environments where tíu is the object in a sentence. Compare nía and átta, also fimma, sexa, sjöa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tía f (genitive singular tíu, nominative plural tíur)

  1. ten (playing card, bus, etc., numbered 10)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin thia, from Ancient Greek θεία (theía).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tía f (plural tías, masculine tío)

  1. feminine form of tío aunt; the sister of any of both parents.
    Mi tía es la hermana de mi madre o de mi padre.
    My aunt is my mother's or father's sister.
  2. (colloquial, Spain) woman
    ¡Tías buenas!
    Hot chicks!

Usage notes[edit]

The noun tío is like several other Spanish nouns with a human referent. The masculine forms are used when the referent is known to be male, a group of males, a group of mixed or unknown gender, or an individual of unknown or unspecified gender. The feminine forms are used if the referent is known to be female or a group of females.


Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /tiɜ˧ˀ˦/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /tiɜ˩ˀ˧/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /tiɜ˦ˀ˥/

Noun[edit]

tía

  1. dad, father

Synonyms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese, from

Adjective[edit]

tía

  1. purple