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Greek Words in Common English Usage

These Greek words are all now in English usage. What are they? If the original meaning has shifted, we also give you the original Greek meaning.
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First submittedSeptember 5, 2014
Last updatedSeptember 6, 2014
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How sentences are constructed
Grammar
One's self, as distinct from the id
Ego
Spiral
Helix
Hot-drink container (Greek: hot)
Thermos
You can call people with one (Greek: voice)
Phone
The universe
Cosmos
Something you get when recognised for an achievement; Glory
Kudos
Book of countries
Atlas
Madness, passion, frenzy
Mania
Specialised cell in the nervous system (Greek: nerve)
Neuron
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Green vegetable - you eat the shoots of the plant
Asparagus
The quality of evoking pity or compassion through music, theatre, or life experience
Pathos
Condition marked by breathing difficulty
Asthma
Parallelogram with equal length sides
Rhombus
Irrational fear
Phobia
Confusion, disorder (Greek: primal emptiness)
Chaos
Where India and China are
Asia
Sum total of the features and traits that make up a person
Character
Fundamental principle, groundwork
Basis
Revelation 1:8
I am the Alpha and the Omega
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