Greek lc delta.svg
δ U+03B4, δ
GREEK SMALL LETTER DELTA
γ
[U+03B3]
Greek and Coptic ε
[U+03B5]

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δ

  1. (mathematics) A (path-dependent, inexact) differential.
  2. (mathematics) A small number, usually accompanied by ε.
    • For any  , there is a   
  3. (mathematics) Kronecker delta or Dirac delta.

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Etymology 1Edit

Derived from its majuscule counterpart Δ, from the Phoenician letter 𐤃, dalet.

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δ ‎(d) ‎(lowercase, uppercase Δ)

  1. Lower case delta (δέλτα), the fourth letter of Greek alphabet. It represented in Ancient Greek a voiced dental plosive: /d/ and in modern Greek a voiced dental fricative: /ð/. It is preceded by γ and followed by ε.
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Etymology 2Edit

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NounEdit

δ ‎(df ‎(invariable)

  1. Abbreviation of δεσποινίς(despoinís): Miss
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  • κ(k, Mr, Mrs)
  • κα(ka, Mrs)