Gender Masculine
Scripts Διόνυσος(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. DEE-O-NUY-SOS(Classical Greek)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Greek Διός (Dios) meaning "of Zeus" combined with Nysa, the name of the region where young Dionysos was said to have been raised. In Greek mythology Dionysos was the god of wine, revelry, fertility and dance. He was the son of Zeus and Semele.

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Entry updated May 29, 2020