See also: chaos, CHAOS, and chãos

TranslingualEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin chaos (chaos), from Ancient Greek χάος (kháos).

Proper nounEdit

Chaos n

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Amoebidae – several very large amoebae.
  2. (astronomy) A planetoid and cubewano orbiting in the Kuiper belt.
    Synonym: 19521 Chaos

HypernymsEdit

Further readingEdit


EnglishEdit

 
English Wikipedia has an article on:
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English Wikipedia has an article on:
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English Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin chaos (chaos), from Ancient Greek χάος (kháos).

Proper nounEdit

Chaos

  1. (Greek mythology) In Greek mythology, the primordial state of disorder that exists before the creation of the world, or the first being or deity to exist.
  2. (astronomy) A planetoid and cubewano orbiting in the Kuiper belt.
    Synonym: 19521 Chaos
  3. (fantasy, science fiction) In the Warhammer franchise, a demonic antagonist that sends demons, monsters, warriors, and beasts to wage war on the games' setting.
    Chaos warrior, Chaos daemon

Derived termsEdit


GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin chaos, from Ancient Greek χάος (kháos). Cognate with English chaos.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈkaːɔs]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Cha‧os
  • Rhymes: -aːɔs

NounEdit

Chaos n (strong, genitive Chaos, no plural)

  1. chaos

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Chaos” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Chaos” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Chaos” in Duden online
  •   Chaos on the German Wikipedia.Wikipedia de

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek χάος (kháos).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Chaos n sg (genitive Chaī); second declension

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

Usage notesEdit

  • The plural is a rare and very late development.

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter, Greek-type), singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Chaos
Genitive Chaī
Dative Chaō
Accusative Chaos
Ablative Chaō
Vocative Chaos

A genitive plural Chaōrum appears only in very Late to Modern Latin.

DescendantsEdit

  • Italian: caosse, cao, caos
  • Piedmontese: càos
  • Spanish: caos

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