Dionysius

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Dionysius, from Ancient Greek Διονύσιος ‎(Dionúsios)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /daɪəˈnɪzɪəs/, /daɪəˈnɪsɪəs/

Proper noun[edit]

Dionysius

  1. An Ancient Greek male given name
    • 1611, Bible (KJV), Acts 17:34:
      Howbeit certain men clave unto him, and believed: among the which was Dionysius the Areopagite, and a woman named Damaris, and others with them.

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Latin[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Dionȳsius m ‎(genitive Dionȳsiī); second declension

  1. A male given name equivalent to Dennis.
  2. tyrant of Syracuse

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative Dionȳsius Dionȳsiī
genitive Dionȳsiī
Dionȳsī1
Dionȳsiōrum
dative Dionȳsiō Dionȳsiīs
accusative Dionȳsium Dionȳsiōs
ablative Dionȳsiō Dionȳsiīs
vocative Dionȳsī Dionȳsiī

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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