- a wedding song of three octosyllabic lines
-  sung by the Tagalog people in the 18th century and earlier

Halimbawa ng Isang Diona sa Tagalog

Example of a Diona in Tagalog

Mayag aco sa masiguing

ang malubay na ang aquin

malayo ang madarating

I'm ready to take on a taut strand,

but I'd rather take the slack one,

for I could go far that way

(English translation by Bienvenido Lumbera)

This Tagalog word is sometimes spelled diyona.