ὖ ψιλόν

See also: ύψιλον

Ancient GreekEdit

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  ταῦ  
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  φεῖ  
Υ υ   –   English: upsilon

EtymologyEdit

Shape from Phoenician 𐤅‬(w‬), whence also digamma ϝ (w). Name is Koine Greek: ψιλόν (û psilón) means "plain υ," in order to distinguish it from οι (oi), which had become identical in pronunciation. Displaced earlier (û).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

ὖ ψῑλόν (û psīlónn (indeclinable)

  1. (Koine) upsilon, the name for the twenty-first letter Υ, υ of the Ancient Greek alphabet.

Derived termsEdit

  • Greek: ύψιλον (ýpsilon)
  • English: upsilon

See alsoEdit