See also: άλφα

Ancient Greek edit

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Α α   –   English: alpha

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Phoenician𐤀(ʾ /⁠ʾālep⁠/). The letter's name is from Phoenician𐤀𐤋𐤐(ʾlp, bull, ox, head of cattle).

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Noun edit

ἄλφα (álphan (indeclinable)

  1. alpha, the name for the first letter Α, α of the Ancient Greek alphabet.

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