tio

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See also: tio-, tío, and tió

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish tío.

Noun[edit]

tio m ‎(plural tios)

  1. uncle
  2. (colloquial) dude; pal, when addressing them.

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Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Esperanto ti- (demonstrative correlative prefix) + -o (correlative suffix of objects)

Pronoun[edit]

tio (plural tioj, accusative singular tion, accusative plural tiojn)

  1. that [thing] (demonstrative correlative of objects)

Usage notes[edit]

As with other correlatives of objects, and unlike English that, tio always functions as a noun, never an adjective.

When combined with ĉi, the adverbial particle of proximity, ĉi tio or tio ĉi means "this [thing]".

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Gallo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin clausus (compare French clos), perfect passive participle of claudō, claudere ‎(shut, close).

Noun[edit]

tio m (plural tios)

  1. (agriculture) enclosure, field

Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian (compare Hawaiian kio, Indonesian tiram).

Noun[edit]

tio

  1. oyster

Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse tíu, from Proto-Germanic *tehun, from Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥t.

Numeral[edit]

tīo

  1. ten

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Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese tio, tyo, from Late Latin thius, from Ancient Greek θεῖος ‎(theîos). Compare Spanish tío, Italian zio, Sardinian tiu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tio m (plural tios, feminine tia, feminine plural tias)

  1. uncle (brother of someone's father or mother, or an aunt's husband)
  2. (slang) uncle (colloquial term of address for an older man)
  3. (slang, by extension) colloquial term of adress for any person
  4. (slang) a clerk who performs a regular activity
    tio da limpeza - cleaning man, janitor

Descendants[edit]

  • Kabuverdianu: tiu

Swedish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtiːˌʊ/, /ˈtiːˌɛ/
  • (file)

Numeral[edit]

tio

  1. (cardinal) ten

Related terms[edit]

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