dio

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See also: Dio, DIO, dió, and dîo

Corsican[edit]

Noun[edit]

dio m (plural dii)

  1. Alternative form of diu

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian dio.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈdio]
  • Audio:
    (file)
  • Rhymes: -io
  • Hyphenation: di‧o

Noun[edit]

dio (accusative singular dion, plural dioj, accusative plural diojn)

  1. a god

Derived terms[edit]


Fijian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central Pacific *tio, from Proto-Oceanic *tiʀom, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tiʀəm.

Noun[edit]

dio

  1. oyster (mollusk)

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian , Spanish día, ultimately from Latin diēs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dio (plural dii)

  1. day (24-hour period).

Derived terms[edit]

  • diopa (daily, diurnal)

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Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin deus, from earlier *dẹ̄vos, from Old Latin deivos, from Proto-Italic *deiwos, from Proto-Indo-European *deywós, derived from the root *dyew- (sky, heaven).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdi.o/, (traditional) */ˈdi.o/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -io
  • Hyphenation: dì‧o
  • Though the modern standard prefers not to geminate the initial /d/, it is geminated in traditional pronunciation (as reflected by the usage of gli before dei) and the pronunciation in all the regional Italian varieties, excluding those that don't have syntactic gemination.

Noun[edit]

dio m (plural dei or (archaic or dialectal) dii, feminine dea, feminine plural dee)

  1. god, deity
    Synonyms: divinità, (poetic) deità, divo, iddio, (literary) nume
  2. (informal) one who is remarkably skilled in something; ace, crackerjack, wiz
    Synonyms: asso, campione, mago, mito
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • dio2 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin dīus, alternate form of dīvus (divine, godlike), from Proto-Indo-European *diwyós (heavenly), derived from the root *dyew- (sky, heaven).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdi.o/
  • Rhymes: -io
  • Hyphenation: dì‧o

Adjective[edit]

dio (feminine dia, masculine plural dii, feminine plural die) (obsolete, poetic)

  1. bright, resplendent, shining (in a divine fashion)
    Synonyms: brillante, lucente, luminoso, splendente
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Paradiso, Le Monnier, published 2002, Canto XIV, page 250:
      [] E io udi' nella luce più dia ¶ del minor cerchio una voce modesta, []
      [] And I heard in the most resplendent light ¶ of the lesser circle a modest voice, []
    • 1850, Giosuè Carducci, Juvenilia[1], volume II: “Alla beata Diana Giuntini”, Nicola Zanichelli, published 1906, page 74:
      Pur risplendeva oltre il mortal costume ¶ La dia bellezza nel sereno viso, []
      Yet beyond the mortal custom shone ¶ The shining beauty in the serene visage, []

References[edit]

  • dio1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

diō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of dius

References[edit]

  • dio”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • dio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • dio”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

Romagnol[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Italian dio (god).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dio m (plural dio)

  1. god

References[edit]

  • Masotti, Adelmo (1999) Vocabolario Romagnolo Italiano (in Italian), Zanichelli, page 181

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *dělъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dîo/
  • Hyphenation: di‧o

Noun[edit]

dȉo m (Cyrillic spelling ди̏о)

  1. (Bosnia, Croatia) part

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Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dio

  1. third-person singular preterite indicative of dar

Turkish[edit]

Verb[edit]

dio

  1. (Internet, sms) Alternative form of diyor
    Bana dio sen benim en yakınımsın.
    He (or she) tells me you are my closest relative.