Greek lc delta.svg
Character δ
Unicode name GREEK SMALL LETTER DELTA
Code point U+03B4
Entity number δ
Unicode block Greek and Coptic
γ [U+03B3] [U+03B5] ε

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δ

  1. (mathematics) A (path-dependent, inexact) differential.
  2. (mathematics) A small number, usually accompanied by ε.
    • For any \epsilon>0, there is a \delta>0
  3. (mathematics) Kronecker delta or Dirac delta.

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EtymologyEdit

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

LetterEdit

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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InitialismEdit

δ ‎(d)

  1. Abbreviation of δεσποινίς ‎(despoinís): Miss

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  • κ ‎(k, Mr, Mrs)
  • κα ‎(ka, Mrs)
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