Last modified on 15 February 2015, at 03:45

χάος

Ancient GreekEdit

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Etymology 1Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

χάος (kháos) (genitive χάεος, χάους) n, third declension

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

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

χάος (kháosm, χάος f, χάον n; second declension

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

ReferencesEdit

  • LSJ
  • Robert S. P. Beekes (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers
  • p. 1006 in S. C. Woodhouse’s English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language. Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited. 1950.

GreekEdit

NounEdit

χάος (cháosn (plural χάη)

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

DeclensionEdit

External linksEdit