Chios

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See also: chíos

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

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Chios

  1. one of the Aegean islands of Greece
  2. capital of the island

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Latin[edit]

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Borrowing from Ancient Greek Χῐ́ος ‎(Khíos).

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Chios f ‎(genitive Chiī); second declension

  1. Chios (an island in the eastern Aegaean Sea)

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

Declension[edit]

Second declension, Greek type, with locative.

Case Singular
nominative Chios
genitive Chiī
dative Chiō
accusative Chion
Chium
ablative Chiō
vocative Chie
locative Chiī

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