Last modified on 25 May 2014, at 22:34

TranslingualEdit

Greek lc zeta.png
Unicode name GREEK SMALL LETTER ZETA
Codepoint U+03B6
ε ← Greek and Coptic → η

SymbolEdit

ζ

  1. (mathematics) A mathematical function formally known as the Riemann zeta function.

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from its majuscule counterpart Ζ, from the Phoenician letter 𐤆, zayin.

LetterEdit

ζ (z) (lowercase, uppercase Ζ)

  1. Lower-case zeta, the seventh letter of the ancient Greek alphabet. Its name was ζῆτα. The sound it represented is disputed, some claim it was IPA(key): /zd/, others claim it was IPA(key): /dz/. It is preceded by ϝ and followed by η.
  2. Lower-case zeta, the sixth letter of the modern Greek alphabet. Its name is ζήτα and it represents a voiced alveolar fricative: IPA(key): /z/. It is preceded by ε and followed by η.

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Appendix:Greek alphabet