Chaos

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See also: chaos, CHAOS, and chãos

Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

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Chaos n

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

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German[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkaːɔs/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Chaos n (genitive Chaos, no plural)

  1. chaos

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek χάος (kháos).

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Chaos n (genitive Chaī); second declension

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

Usage notes[edit]

  • The plural is a rare and very late development.

Declension[edit]

Second declension, Greek type.

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.

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