tiyo

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Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

tiyò (feminine tiya)

  1. an uncle; the brother of either parent

Synonyms[edit]


Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ti‧yo

Noun[edit]

tiyo (feminine tiya)

  1. an uncle; the brother of either parent
  2. a male cousin of either parent
  3. an affectionate or honorific term for a man of an older generation than oneself

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Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:tiyo.