Ancient Greek Edit

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Etymology Edit

Derived by syncope from early Ancient Greek Διϝωνη (Diwōnē), from Proto-Indo-European *DiwHóneh₂ (one under authority of Zeus or heaven), from *dyew- + *-Hō. Compare Old Latin Dīvāna, Latin Diāna, from a shared root whence may have also developed Latin Iūnō, Iūnōnis.

Pronunciation Edit


Proper noun Edit

Δῐώνη (Diṓnēf (genitive Δῐώνης); first declension

  1. Dione

Inflection Edit

Descendants Edit

  • Greek: Διώνη (Dióni)
  • Latin: Diōnē

Further reading Edit