See also: chíos

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin Chios, from Ancient Greek Χίος (Khíos).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Chios

  1. One of the Aegean islands of Greece.
  2. The capital of the island of Chios, Greece.

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LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Χῐ́ος (Khíos).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Chios f sg (genitive Chiī); second declension

  1. Chios (an island in the eastern Aegean Sea in Greece)

Usage notesEdit

  • Nouns of feminine gender are rare in this declension; Chios inherits its feminine gender from the Ancient Greek Χίος.

DeclensionEdit

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

Case Singular
Nominative Chios
Genitive Chiī
Dative Chiō
Accusative Chion
Ablative Chiō
Vocative Chie
Locative Chiī

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: Chios

ReferencesEdit

  • Chī̆os in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Chĭŏs in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, page 300/3
  • Chios in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • Chios (⁓us)” on page 310/2 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)