tíu

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See also: tiu, Tiu, and ti'u

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin thius, from Ancient Greek θεῖος (theîos). Compare Spanish tío.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tíu m sg (feminine singular tía, masculine plural tíos, feminine plural tíes)

  1. uncle

Icelandic[edit]

Icelandic cardinal numbers
 <  9 10 11  > 
    Cardinal : tíu
    Ordinal : tíundi

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse tíu, from Proto-Germanic *tehun (ten), from Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥ (ten). Cognate with Faroese tíggju, Swedish tio, Danish ti and English ten.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

tíu

  1. ten; the cardinal number after níu (nine) and before ellefu (eleven).

Derived terms[edit]

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Old Norse[edit]

Old Norse cardinal numbers
 <  9 10 11  > 
    Cardinal : tíu
    Ordinal : tíundi

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *tehun (ten), from Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥ (ten).

Numeral[edit]

tíu

  1. ten

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: tíu
  • Faroese: tíggju
  • Norn: ti
  • Norwegian: ti
  • Old Swedish: tīo, tīu
  • Danish: ti
  • Gutnish: tei, teiå, teiu

References[edit]

  • tíu in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.