Definitions and meaning of io
From New Latin, from Ancient Greek Ἰώ (Iṓ, “Io”).
io (plural ios)
- A type of moth, the io moth.
From Latin iō; compare Ancient Greek ἰώ (iṓ, “oh!”).
- (rare) An exclamation of joy or triumph.
From Vulgar Latin *eo, from Latin ego, from Proto-Italic *egō, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂. Compare Romanian eu.
- (first-person singular pronoun) I
- (a) njeu/(a) meu
- tu, tini
- el/elu, nãs
- nãsh, elj
Borrowed from Latin io, from Ancient Greek ἰώ (iṓ). Doublet of jo.
- (dated) io (exclamation of triumph)
- Matthias de Vries; Lambert Allard te Winkel (1864), “io”, in Woordenboek der Nederlandsche Taal, published 2001
From i- (indeterminate correlative prefix) + -o (correlative suffix of objects).
- IPA(key): /ˈio/
- Hyphenation: i‧o
- Rhymes: -io
io (plural ioj, accusative singular ion, accusative plural iojn)
- something (indeterminate correlative of objects)
- Io te ama.
- I love you.
From Vulgar Latin *eo (compare Romanian eu and Italian io); from Latin ego, from Proto-Italic *egō, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.
io (first-person singular, plural noi)
From Old Italian eo, from Vulgar Latin *eo, from Latin ego (“I”), from Proto-Italic *egō, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂. Akin to Catalan jo and Spanish yo.
- IPA(key): /ˈi.o/, [ˈiːo], (in fast speech) [ˈio̯]
- Hyphenation: ì‧o
io (personal, first person, possessive mio)
- I, the first person
- Rōmaji transcription of いお
Echoic; compare Greek ἰώ (iṓ), or English yo.
- (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈi.oː/
- (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈi.o/, [ˈiː.ɔ]
- An exclamation of joy or pain, or for getting one's attention.
- io in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- io in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
- io in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
- io in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia
- io in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
- io in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
From Vulgar Latin *eo, from Latin ego. Compare Italian io.
- I, the first-person singular nominative pronoun
From Proto-Germanic *aiwaz.
- always, every time, continuously
- ever, at some point, sometime
- “ie”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012
Old High German
From Proto-Germanic *aiwaz, whence also Old English ā, Old Saxon eo, Old Norse ei, Old Dutch ēwa, io.
- a cry of joy.
(source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)