An example of xi is a letter you would see in the original version of Homer's Odyssey.
Other Word Forms
Origin of xi
- Greek xei, xī
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- The beginning of the word chimera, with the x reflecting both the Greek etymology and the idea of crossed/mixed cell lines
- From Ancient Greek ξεῖ (ksei), ξῖ (ksi).