Example sentences for: dio

How can you use “dio” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • But as this interpretation was not at all obvious, or was forgotten, the familiarity of many Englishmen with the Span. Dios and the Ital. Dio may really have suggested a new interpretation in the eighteenth century; indeed, even Cotgrave seems to have had such a notion.

  • I think it is equally clear that we must dismiss all thoughts of connecting its origin with the Italian Dio .

  • Likewise, the original Onestis were usually honest and Bevilacquas (bevi drink, acqua water) usually sober, while Amantis (amante lover) usually exhibited a form of spiritual love that made them seem saintly, and Santillis (santo sainted), Salvos (salvare to save), Carideos (cari dear,' deo god), and Donadios (dona given, dio god) usually had special relationships with their maker.

  • But he adds, very justly, that a derivation from Ital. Dio , God, resting upon the modern English pronunciation of dear , finds no support in the history of the word.


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