Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word tiyo in the Tagalog Dictionary.

Definition for the Tagalog word tiyo:

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[noun]  uncle

Root: tiyo
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Nadakíp ang tiyo ko kahit walâ siyáng sala.
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My uncle was arrested even if he was innocent.

User-submitted Example Sentences (3):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Naghapunan kami sa tiyo ko.
Tatoeba Sentence #1844057 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
We dined at our uncle's.

Sa tiyo ko yung bahay na pula ang bubong.
Tatoeba Sentence #1901531 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That red-roofed house is my uncle's.

Nakatira ang tiyo ko sa Madrid, ang kabisera ng Espanya.
Tatoeba Sentence #3313224 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
My uncle lives in Madrid, the capital of Spain.

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Alternate spelling(s):
tiyuhin, tio
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How to pronounce tiyo:

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