See also: chaos, CHAOS, and chãos

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Chaos n

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Amoebidae – several very large amoebae.

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NounEdit

Chaos n ‎(genitive Chaos, no plural)

  1. chaos

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek χάος ‎(kháos).

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Proper nounEdit

Chaos m ‎(genitive Chaī); second declension

  1. Hell, the Underworld
  2. the shapeless primordial universe

Usage notesEdit

  • The plural is a rare and very late development.
  • 1878, Ludwig Dindorff, Karl Müller, Diodori Siculi bibliothecae quae supersunt ex nova recensione, volume 2, page 604:
    Graeci Phasin fluvium transgress per Chaorum, Phasianorum, Chaldaeorum etc. regiones in Chenium montem evadunt unde ingenti gaudio mare prospiciunt.
  • 1904, Giacomo Tropea, Rivista di storia antica, page 607:
    In paragrapho prima Diodorus de Graecorum adventu in Chaorum terras tradit: [] Ipse Dindorfius in latina versione Xenophontis scribit "Chaorum" atque inter uncos "Thaochorum".

InflectionEdit

Number Singular Plural
nominative Chaos  ?
genitive Chaī Chaōrum
dative Chaī  ?
accusative Chaos  ?
ablative Chaō  ?
vocative Chaos  ?

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