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tio

tio

See also: tío, tió, tio-, -tio, and ti'o

Catalan

Noun

tio m (plural tios)

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

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Esperanto

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈti.o/

Etymology

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

Pronoun

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

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

Usage notes

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

Etymology

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

Noun

tio m (plural tios)

  1. (agriculture) enclosure, field

Maori

Etymology

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

Noun

tio

  1. oyster

Old Swedish

Etymology

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

Numeral

tīo

  1. ten

Descendants


Portuguese

Alternative forms

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈtiu/
  • (Brazil)
    • (General) IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃiw/
    • (Northeastrn Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈtiw/
    • Homophone: til
  • Hyphenation: ti‧o

Noun

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

  • Kabuverdianu: tiu

Swedish

Swedish cardinal numbers
 <  9 10 11  > 
    Cardinal : tio
    Ordinal : tionde

Alternative forms

Etymology

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

  • IPA(key): /ˈtiːˌʊ/, /ˈtiːˌɛ/

Numeral

tio

  1. (cardinal) ten

Related terms

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