Quick answer
"Divino" is an adjective which is often translated as "divine", and "pío" is an adjective which is often translated as "devout". Learn more about the difference between "divino" and "pío" below.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (religious)
a. divine
Mi abuela decía que los milagros existen y son obra del poder divino.My grandmother used to say that miracles exist and they are the work of the divine power.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(wonderful)
a. divine
Este bolso es divino, creo que voy a comprármelo.This purse is divine; I think I will buy it.
b. heavenly
¡Te ves divina en ese vestido! Realza tu belleza.You look heavenly in that dress! It enhances your beauty.
c. delightful
Este apartamento es divino para una pareja por su tamaño.Because of the size, this apartment is delightful for a couple of your sie.
d. lovely
¡Qué cachorro tan divino has adoptado!You have adopted such a lovely puppy!
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pío
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (religious)
a. devout
Pablo y yo chocamos mucho porque él es muy pío y yo una atea convencida.Pablo and I clash a lot because he is very devout and I am a confirmed atheist.
b. pious
Las personas mayores que conozco son muy pías y van a misa los domingos.The old people I know are very pious and go to church every Sunday.
2. (dappled)
a. piebald
En el establo hay dos caballos negros y una yegua pía marrón y blanca.In the stable, there are two black horses and one piebald, brown-and-white mare.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
3. (sound birds make)
a. cheep
Por la ventana abierta de la vecina, se oían los píos alegres del canario.Out of our neighbor's open window, you could hear the canary's happy cheeps.
b. tweet
Seguí los píos de los pajaritos y vi que había un nido en lo alto del árbol.I followed the little birds' tweets and saw that there was a nest at the top of the tree.
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