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.
  2. A surname​.

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
  2. a female given name

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]

Proper noun[edit]

Dion

  1. A surname​.

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Diōn m (genitive Diōnis); third declension

  1. Alternative form of Diō
Declension[edit]

Third declension.

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 (genitive Dīī); second declension

  1. Alternative form of Dīum
Declension[edit]

Second declension, Greek type, with locative.

Case Singular
nominative Dīon
genitive Dīī
dative Dīō
accusative Dīon
ablative Dīō
vocative Dīon
locative Dīī

References[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French Dion.

Proper noun[edit]

Dion ?

  1. A surname​.