Greek alphabet love

Definitions

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  • n. The 24-letter alphabet of the modern Greek language, consisting of the following letters presented in upper case (majuscule) and lower case (minuscule) pairs:
  • n. The alphabet consisting of the above letters plus the following four obsolete letters:

Etymologies

Greek + alphabet (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Delta trading—the name is derived from the fourth letter of the Greek alphabet—is a gauge of risk exposure for bets made on the movements securities such as stocks and securities.

    Delta Desks Emerge as Mine Fields

  • Holding a book in his lap whose covers depict the first and last letters of the Greek alphabet, this Christ holds us all against his bosom.

    Deborah Schoeberlein: It's All In the Eyes: A Meditation On Christ

  • Ergo – division of all men to Alphas, Betas and the rest of unpronounceable Greek alphabet, ergo – evaluation of women as prizes on trophey ladder, ergo – peacock mating fights with other men on his blog, etc etc.

    dustbury.com » Ten-plus out of ten

  • I thought omega was the last letter in the Greek alphabet.

    mass murders, zeta males, and virtual life « raincoaster

  • The sixteenth letter of the Greek alphabet, p, was first used for the familiar value 3.1415� in the publication �Synopsis Palmariorium Mathesios�, authored by William Jones in 1706.

    LEaRning can bE fUn!

  • It refers to the 23rd letter of the Greek alphabet and is pronounced “sigh.”

    ENTANGLED MINDS

  • The name "Gamma" comes from the third letter of the Greek alphabet.

    Gamma Gets Going

  • NHC policy is they will simply borrow 24 letters from the Greek alphabet.

    Archive 2005-09-01

  • There are 31 days in December and only 19 letters left in the Greek alphabet, so it's possible we won't might not need to use the Cyrillic alphabet before the end of the year.

    T.S. Σ

  • After running out of English-language names for 2005 tropical storms, the National Hurricane Center has been borrowing from the Greek alphabet.

    Tropical Storm Alphabets

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