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"Αυτή είναι η θεία μου."

Translation:She is my aunt.

October 9, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MarksAaron

For those curious, this is the origin of the Spanish word "tía"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hectorlqr

Yes, θείος & θεία entered Latin as 'thius & thia', and thus into the romance languages.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jaye16
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That's very interesting I'm always happy to see how close we all are.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ThePersephonies

I guess it also originated "zia " in italian and "tia" in Portuguese ^^


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jaye16
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Yes, that's really interesting and most likely it did. Thanks.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jss.___

Thank you, Aaron. I didn't know.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/7imber

You can also use the word auntie in English too


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jaye16
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Yes, we should have included it. It's been added. Thank you.

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