"Αυτή είναι η θεία μου."

Translation:She is my aunt.

October 9, 2016

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

February 8, 2017

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

May 29, 2017

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That's very interesting I'm always happy to see how close we all are.

February 8, 2017

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

May 23, 2017

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Yes, that's really interesting and most likely it did. Thanks.

May 25, 2017

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Thank you, Aaron. I didn't know.

July 14, 2017

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Sure thing! :)

July 14, 2017

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You can also use the word auntie in English too

October 9, 2016

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Yes, we should have included it. It's been added. Thank you.

October 9, 2016
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