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  chi (greek letter) - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
Chi (upper case Χ, lower case χ) is the 22nd letter of the Greek alphabet.
The 'ch' in 'chi' is a voiceless palatal fricative.
Chi is the basis for the name Chiastic structure and the name of Chiasmus.
www.onpedia.com /encyclopedia/chi-(Greek-letter)   (153 words)

  
 Chi - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Chi, Wade-Giles for the Pinyin Jì (冀), an abbreviation for the Chinese province of Hebei.
Chi, Wade-Giles for the Pinyin Jí (吉), an abbreviation for the Chinese province of Jilin
Chi (Chii), a character in the anime and manga Chobits.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Chi   (299 words)

  
 Welcome to the Zeta Chapter of Chi Omega
The Zeta chapter of Chi Omega was established at the University of Colorado on September 3, 1906.
Chi Omega's badge is a monogram of the Greek letter "Chi" superimposed over the Greek letter "Omega" in raised gold or silver.
The Greek letters Chi and Omega are in the center.
www.colorado.edu /Greeks/ChiOmega/aboutchiomega.html   (1080 words)

  
 Chi Omega - Xi Zeta Chapter
All of the emblems known and loved by Chi Omegas are surrounded by a laurel wreath, used in ancient times by the Greeks to honor scholars and heros.
Chi Omega's badge is a monogram of the Greek letter "Chi" superimposed over the greek letter "Omega" in raised gold.
Chi Omega's pledge pin is a fl enamel oval edged with gold; the Greek letters Chi and Omega are found in the center.
www.utm.edu /organizations/chiomega/symbols.html   (227 words)

  
 History Of Omega Theta Chi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
the three friends felt that the omega symbol was the greek letter that best complimented the other two.
the brothers of omega theta chi are proud of their participation in athletic events at this school.
omega theta chi is currently in its 26th year at york college and the maroon and gold colors of the fraternity are a familiar sight on campus.
www.ycp.edu /greek/omega_theta_chi/new1.2.html   (541 words)

  
 Covenant Presbyterian Church: Chi Rho Symbol   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Chi Rho symbol is generally depicted as the Greek letter chi (which looks like the Roman alphabet X) superimposed over the elongated stem of the Greek letter rho (which looks like the Roman alphabet P).
It is a Christian symbol representing Jesus Christ, with the chi and rho being the first two letters in the Greek spelling of Christ (Christos; chi-rho-iota-sigma-tau-omicron-sigma).
The Chi Rho symbol is also called the labarum, the Monogram of Christ, Constantine's Cross, the Chrismon, the Christogram, and the Monogram of Constantine.
www.covenantpcusa.org /youth/symbol.html   (199 words)

  
 Chi Omega - Gamma Lambda   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Centered on the crest is the white carnation, with the Chi to the left and the Omega to the right of the flower.
Demeter, the Greek goddess of agriculture and civilization of the earth, is the patron goddess of Chi Omega.
Chi Omega's flag has five vertical stripes, three of cardinal and two of straw, extending from a wider horizontal cardinal bar at the top.
www.rose-hulman.edu /Users/groups/ChiOmega/HTML/Symbols.htm   (375 words)

  
 Phi (letter) - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Phi (upper case Φ, lower case φ or ϕ), pronounced fee or fie (depending on context and, often, personal inclination), is the 21st letter of the Greek alphabet.
In the system of Greek numerals it has a value of 500.
The lower-case letter φ (or often its variant, ϕ) is used as a symbol for:
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Phi   (243 words)

  
 History of Theta Chi Fraternity
The founder of Theta Chi Fraternity, Frederick Norton Freeman, was born in Claremont, New Hamphsire, on March 2, 1839.
In forming Beta Kappa, the four letters B, O, S, and K were changed to their Greek equivalents and the ritual and ideals of the new fraternity were built largely around what those letters signified in the BOSK society.
Theta Chi Fraternity was also characterized by stability and longevity in terms of professional staff throughout the period from 1928 to 1988.
www.linfield.edu /greek/thetachi/history.html   (4356 words)

  
 Psi Chi at NYU: About Psi Chi
PSI CHI IS THE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY IN PSYCHOLOGY, founded in 1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology.
Psi Chi is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS) and is an affiliate of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the American Psychological Society (APS).
Psi Chi’s sister honor society is Psi Beta, the national honor society in psychology for community and junior colleges.
www.psych.nyu.edu /psichi/about.htm   (590 words)

  
 Chi Omega Fraternity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
In an effort to keep you on the cutting edge of your daughter's new vocabulary, we want to give you an opportunity to familiarize yourself with some Chi Omega Terminology.
Chi Omega alumnae who volunteer their time to work with a chapter and provide leadership and continuity.
The 1995 celebration of Chi Omega's 100th anniversary.
www.chiomega.com /chiomega/about/parent-terminology.asp   (472 words)

  
 Chi Omega Symbols   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
All of the emblems on the badge are known and loved by Chi Omega members and are surrounded by a laurel wreath, used in ancient Greece to honor scholars and heroes.
Chi Omega's flower is the white carnation, and her colors are cardinal and straw.
The owl is the most recognizable symbol of Chi Omega.
homepages.culver.edu /greeklife/chiomega/symbols.htm   (137 words)

  
 Chi (letter) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In ancient times, some dialects of Greek used the chi instead of xi to represent the /ks/ sound.
This was borrowed into the early Latin language, which led to the letter X being used for the same sound in Latin, and the modern languages which use the Latin alphabet.
In probability theory, chi distribution a continuous probability distribution.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chi_(Greek_letter)   (347 words)

  
 alphabet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Greek alphabet was used by Johannes Bayer around the year 1600 to name the brighter stars.
The basic rule was to name them in order of brightness, but the rule is more often violated than not, the designations commonly also depending on the positionings of the stars within their constellations.
To the Greek letter is appended the Latin possessive form of the constellation name, Vega, the Alpha star of Lyra, becoming Alpha Lyrae, and so on.
www.astro.uiuc.edu /~kaler/sow/greek.html   (87 words)

  
 Spelling of Greek Names   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Ours is basically the Roman alphabet, which was derived from the Greek through Etruscan (and the Greek alphabet itself was adapted from the Phoenician).
Take for example the Greek letter chi, which could also be spelled khi (usually pronounced in English to rhyme with "high", but in Greek it sounded more like "key").
Latin, however, used "X" to represent the sound "ks"; and because the Latin alphabet did not have a letter that corresponded exactly to chi, it used the combination "ch" to represent it.
ccat.sas.upenn.edu /~jfarrell/courses/myth/topics/orthography.html   (373 words)

  
 Letter: Greek life, UNM to benefit from return of Sigma Chi - Opinion
Letter: Greek life, UNM to benefit from return of Sigma Chi
The University did the right thing when they suspended the charter of Sigma Chi's UNM chapter - and Sigma Chi, after four years, is doing the right thing by trying to re-establish a chapter of excellence at UNM.
Greeks on this campus are heavily involved in student organizations, and although it may not always be apparent, they are instrumental in providing social outlets for UNM students.
www.dailylobo.com /home/news/2006/04/17/Opinion/Letter.Greek.Life.Unm.To.Benefit.From.Return.Of.Sigma.Chi-1857658.shtml   (617 words)

  
 ALPHA SIGMA CHI - Cryptos Aegis Republic (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Alpha Sigma Chi Fraternity was founded on April 2nd, 2003 under the guiding principles of Solidarity, Individuality, and Professionalism.
Alpha Sigma Chi is distinguished among Greek Letter societies in offering a lifelong association; one that does not become less vital when members transition between academia and their professional vocation, or even into retirement.
The mission of Alpha Sigma Chi Fraternity is to promote academic and professional excellence in the intelligence and national security arenas.
www.alphasigmachi.com.cob-web.org:8888 /index.htm   (167 words)

  
 Jesus 8880 > The Sign of the Chi Rho   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The sign of Christ is formed from the first two superimposed letters of his Greek title "Christos" (
), the first being the Greek letter Chi (X), and the second being the Greek letter Rho (
All 8880 diagrams/illustrations, commentary, and Greek to English translations are
www.jesus8880.com /chapters/gematria/chi-rho-sign.htm   (83 words)

  
 History of the Chi Phi Fraternity
The Chi Phi Fraternity was founded on friendship and stands for liberty, truth, honesty, and personal purity.
The Tau Chapter of the Chi Phi Fraternity was founded when Benjamin Russell entered the University of Alabama on leave from his family textile business and expressed a desire to start a chapter of his college fraternity.
the University of Alabama, or the Chi Phi Fraternity.
bama.ua.edu /~chiphi/history.html   (349 words)

  
 Christmas (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The word Christmas entered the English language sometime around 1050 as the Old English phrase Christes maesse, meaning “festival of Christ.” Scholars believe the frequently used shortened form of Christmas—Xmas—may have come into use in the 13th century.
The X stands for the Greek letter chi, an abbreviation of Khristos (Christ), and also represents the cross on which Jesus was crucified.
Historians are unsure exactly when Christians first began celebrating the Nativity of Christ.
christmas.123holiday.net.cob-web.org:8888   (989 words)

  
 Body Candy Italian Charms Laser CHI Greek Letter LOWER CASE - SHOP.COM
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 Tervis Tumbler Greek Letter Clear Collection (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Tervis Tumbler Greek Letter Clear Collection (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.netlab.uky.edu)
Now you can take along the "Big T" 24 oz tumbler when you are on the go.
choose your greek letters and letter color and "dd to cart"
www.tumblerstore.com.cob-web.org:8888 /greek-letters.html   (507 words)

  
 Greek Letter Decals - Vinyl Graphics, Decals & Stickers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Greek Letter Decals - Vinyl Graphics, Decals & Stickers
To begin your search for the perfect decal, select
the first letter from the menu on the left side of the screen.
www.greek-letter-decals.com   (39 words)

  
 eBay Store - The Koerbel Cache and Link-A-Charm: Flag State Charms, Charms Italian WHOLESALE, Alphabet Letter Charms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
A -- ALPHABET LETTER Golden Italian Link Charm
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 Sterling Silver Greek Alphabet Bead - Artbeads.com
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