Ancient Greek Edit



Ε ε   –   English: epsilon

Etymology Edit

Shape from Phoenician 𐤄‬(h‬). Name is Koine Greek: ψιλόν means "plain ε," in order to distinguish it from αι, which had become identical in pronunciation. Displaced earlier εἶ ().

Pronunciation Edit


Noun Edit

ἒ ψῑλόν (è psīlónn (indeclinable)

  1. epsilon, the name for the fifth letter Ε, ε of the Ancient Greek alphabet.

Descendants Edit

  • Greek: έψιλον (épsilon)