Dion

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See also: dion, díon, and dìon

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Δίων (Díōn). Also a medieval English and French diminutive of Dionysius (Dennis).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Dion

  1. A male given name from Ancient Greek.
  2. A surname​.

See also[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Dion, borrowed from Ancient Greek Δίων (Díōn). Also from English Dione, from Latin Dionē (mother of Venus), from Ancient Greek Διώνη (Diṓnē, mother of Aphrodite). The male and female names are often confused. Also a clipping of Dionisio.

Proper noun[edit]

Dion

  1. a male given name from Ancient Greek
  2. a female given name from Ancient Greek

Esperanto[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Dion

  1. accusative of Dio

Faroese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Dion m

  1. A male given name.

Usage notes[edit]

  • son of Dion: Dionsson
  • daughter of Dion: Dionsdóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Dion
Accusative Dion
Dative Dioni
Genitive Dions

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Dion

  1. A surname​.

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Diōn m sg (genitive Diōnis); third declension

  1. Alternative form of Diō
Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Diōn
Genitive Diōnis
Dative Diōnī
Accusative Diōnem
Ablative Diōne
Vocative Diōn

References[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Dīon n sg (genitive Dīī); second declension

  1. Alternative form of Dīum
Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter, Greek-type), with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Dīon
Genitive Dīī
Dative Dīō
Accusative Dīon
Ablative Dīō
Vocative Dīon
Locative Dīī

References[edit]

  • Dion in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • 2 Dĭŏn in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934: “531/2”

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French Dion.

Proper noun[edit]

Dion ?

  1. A surname​.