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What does Chios mean in English?

Chios in British English (ˈkiːɒs , -əʊs) noun. an island in the Aegean Sea, off the coast of Turkey: belongs to Greece.

How do you pronounce Chio?

  1. Phonetic spelling of Chio. chio. ch-ee-oh.
  2. Meanings for Chio. It is a Japanese originated feminine name that means “drop”.
  3. Examples of in a sentence. Chio’s School Road #4. Chio’s School Road #5.
  4. Translations of Chio. Russian : Чио Chinese : 奇奥

How Greek words are pronounced?

The Greek Alphabet

Letter Upper, lower Name Pronounced
Β, β vita VEE-tah
Γ, γ gamma GHAH-mah
Δ, δ thelta THEL-tah
Ε, ε epsilon EHP-see-lon

When did Chios become part of Greece?

November 11th 1912
On November 11th 1912 Chios became part of Greece.

How do you spell Kaios?

a state of utter confusion or disorder; a total lack of organization or order. any confused, disorderly mass: a chaos of meaningless phrases. the infinity of space or formless matter supposed to have preceded the existence of the ordered universe.

How do you say Chi in Greek?

The Greek letter that looks like X is named “chi” (Χ χ), which is pronounced “kai” (as in the “chi-square” test in statistics). The chi was a kind of very hard h-like sound. It is always transcribed with a CH in English.

Where is Chios in Greece?

Aegean Sea
Chios, Modern Greek Khíos, island and dímos (municipality), situated 5 miles (8 km) off the western coast of Turkey in the Aegean Sea, North Aegean (Modern Greek: Vóreio Aigaío) periféreia (region), eastern Greece.

What is Chios famous for?

Much as Chios is famous for its mastic, it is not the only “magic” one can find on this island. Alongside its rich history starting from the Neolithic Age and including adventures with Saracene pirates and the Turks during the Greek Revolution, Chios also claims to be the birthplace of Homer.

How old is Chios?

The history of Chios goes back some 8000 years to the people of the Neolithic period who have left bits and pieces at Spilaio in North Chios. Evidence of civilization during the Proto-helladic period has been found in Emboreo.