χάος

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Ancient GreekEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

Uncertain. Has traditionally been connected to χαίνω ‎(khaínō), χάσκω ‎(kháskō, I gape, yawn)

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NounEdit

χάος ‎(kháosn ‎(genitive χάεος, χάους); third declension chaos khaos xaos may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek χάος.

  1. the primordial state of existence
  2. space, air
  3. abyss, chasm
  4. infinite darkness
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Etymology 2Edit

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AdjectiveEdit

χάος ‎(kháosm, f ‎(neuter χάον); second declension

  1. Alternative spelling of χάϊος ‎(kháïos) "genuine, true"
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ReferencesEdit

  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill

GreekEdit

NounEdit

χάος ‎(cháosn ‎(plural χάη)

  1. chaos, disorder, mess
  2. (mathematics) chaos

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