Ancient Greek edit



Ο ο   –   English: omicron

Etymology edit

Shape from Phoenician 𐤏 (ʿ ). Name is Koine Greek: μικρόν means "small ο," in order to distinguish it from ω, which had become identical in pronunciation. Displaced earlier οὖ ().

Pronunciation edit


Noun edit

ὂ μικρόν (ò mikrónn (indeclinable)

  1. (Koine) omicron, the name for the fifteenth letter Ο, ο of the Ancient Greek alphabet.

Descendants edit

  • Greek: όμικρον (ómikron)