See also: dion, díon, and dìon

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Dion

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

See alsoEdit

AnagramsEdit


CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

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 nounEdit

Dion

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

EsperantoEdit

Proper nounEdit

Dion

  1. accusative of Dio

FaroeseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Dion m

  1. a male given name

Usage notesEdit

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

DeclensionEdit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Dion
Accusative Dion
Dative Dioni
Genitive Dions

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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Proper nounEdit

Dion ?

  1. a surname

LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Diōn m sg (genitive Diōnis); third declension

  1. Alternative form of Diō
DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun, singular only.

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

ReferencesEdit

  • Dĭōn”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • 1 Dĭōn in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette: “531/2”
  • Diō(n)” on page 546/2 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Dīon n sg (genitive Dīī); second declension

  1. Alternative form of Dīum
DeclensionEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

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

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French Dion.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdjon/, [ˈd̪jõn]

Proper nounEdit

Dion ?

  1. a surname from French