Greek alphabet

Greek alphabet (plural Greek alphabets)

  1. The 24-letter alphabet of the Greek language, first adopted by Athens in 403 BC and now consisting of the following upper- (majuscule) and lower-case (minuscule) pairs:
    Α α, Β β, Γ γ, Δ δ, Ε ε, Ζ ζ, Η η, Θ θ, Ι ι, Κ κ, Λ λ, Μ μ, Ν ν, Ξ ξ, Ο ο, Π π, Ρ ρ, Σ σ, Τ τ, Υ υ, Φ φ, Χ χ, Ψ ψ, Ω ω
  2. (historical, countable) Other ("epichoric") forms of this alphabet, both prior and subsequent, sometimes they include:
  1. Ϝ ϝ, Ͷ ͷ, Ϛ ϛ, Ͱ ͱ, Ϳ ϳ, Ϻ ϻ, Ϙ ϙ, Ϟ ϟ, Ͳ ͳ, Ϡ ϡ, Ϸ ϸ
  1. ℩, ς

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