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Italian term or phrase:tia
English translation:aunt
Entered by: Liliana Roman-Hamilton
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02:38 Aug 27, 2008
Italian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Social Sciences - Anthropology / definition of familial roles
Italian term or phrase: tia
paramorph of {zia} (= {aunt})
?but of which dialect(s)?
Stuart Wood
See explanation below
Explanation:
According to this link "tia" is the Neapolitan version of "zia" therefore "aunt":

http://it.wiktionary.org/wiki/tia
tia

termine spagnolo per zia

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Napoletano

Sostantivo

tia f

termine napoletano per zia
Estratto da "http://it.wiktionary.org/wiki/tia"


So to answer your question: it's Neapolitan.
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Liliana Roman-Hamilton
Local time: 21:07
Grading comment
I thank you fore your VERily RAPidly performed assistance unto me regardin' the dialectic Italian word {tia}.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +2See explanation below
Liliana Roman-Hamilton


  

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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
See explanation below


Explanation:
According to this link "tia" is the Neapolitan version of "zia" therefore "aunt":

http://it.wiktionary.org/wiki/tia
tia

termine spagnolo per zia

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Napoletano

Sostantivo

tia f

termine napoletano per zia
Estratto da "http://it.wiktionary.org/wiki/tia"


So to answer your question: it's Neapolitan.


Liliana Roman-Hamilton
Local time: 21:07
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
Grading comment
I thank you fore your VERily RAPidly performed assistance unto me regardin' the dialectic Italian word {tia}.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Alessandra Renna
4 hrs
  -> Grazie Alessandra

agree  Ivana UK
6 hrs
  -> Grazie Ivana
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Sep 4, 2008 - Changes made by Liliana Roman-Hamilton:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/922381">Stig_weard's</a> old entry - "tia" » "See explanation below"


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