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Ancient Greek Alphabet

delta
  
zeta
Ε ε
Ancient Greek: ἒ ψιλόν
Wikipedia article on epsilon
 
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Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek ἒ ψιλόν (è psilón, simple Ε).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

epsilon (countable and uncountable, plural epsilons or epsila)

  1. The name for the fifth letter of the Greek alphabet, ε or Ε, preceded by delta (Δ, δ) and followed by zeta (Ζ, ζ).
  2. (phonetics) In IPA, the phonetic symbol ɛ that represents the open-mid front unrounded vowel.
  3. (mathematics) An arbitrarily small quantity.
    1. (colloquial) A small child. [1][2]
  4. (computing, colloquial) Something negligible or insignificant.
    • 2017, Dean Koontz, The Silent Corner, page 106:
      All right, okay. My interest is epsilon.
    Yes, we have to convert all the symbol names to upper case at startup, but that’s epsilon.
  5. (finance) The percentage change in an option value with respect to the underlying dividend yield.

Hypernyms edit

  • (measure of derivative price sensitivity): Greeks (includes list of coordinate terms)

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Translations edit

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References edit

  1. ^ Paul Hoffman (1998) The Man Who Loved Only Numbers: The Story of Paul Erdos and the Search for Mathematical Truth, page 4
  2. ^ https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=epsilon

Anagrams edit

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Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

epsilon n or m inan

  1. epsilon

Declension edit

when masculine:

Indeclinable when neuter.

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Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek ἒ ψιλόν (è psilón, the letter Ε).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛpsilɔn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ep‧si‧lon

Noun edit

epsilon m or f (plural epsilons, diminutive epsilonnetje n)

  1. epsilon, the name for the fifth letter of the Greek alphabet.
  2. (phonetics) The IPA symbol that represents the open-mid front unrounded vowel.
  3. (mathematics) An arbitrarily small quantity.

Finnish edit

Greek letter
Εε Previous: delta
Next: zeeta
 
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Etymology edit

< Ancient Greek ἒ ψιλόν (è psilón).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈepsilon/, [ˈe̞ps̠ilo̞n]
  • Rhymes: -epsilon
  • Syllabification(key): ep‧si‧lon

Noun edit

epsilon

  1. epsilon (Greek letter)

Declension edit

Inflection of epsilon (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative epsilon epsilonit
genitive epsilonin epsilonien
partitive epsilonia epsiloneja
illative epsiloniin epsiloneihin
singular plural
nominative epsilon epsilonit
accusative nom. epsilon epsilonit
gen. epsilonin
genitive epsilonin epsilonien
partitive epsilonia epsiloneja
inessive epsilonissa epsiloneissa
elative epsilonista epsiloneista
illative epsiloniin epsiloneihin
adessive epsilonilla epsiloneilla
ablative epsilonilta epsiloneilta
allative epsilonille epsiloneille
essive epsilonina epsiloneina
translative epsiloniksi epsiloneiksi
abessive epsilonitta epsiloneitta
instructive epsilonein
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of epsilon (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative epsilonini epsilonini
accusative nom. epsilonini epsilonini
gen. epsilonini
genitive epsilonini epsilonieni
partitive epsiloniani epsilonejani
inessive epsilonissani epsiloneissani
elative epsilonistani epsiloneistani
illative epsiloniini epsiloneihini
adessive epsilonillani epsiloneillani
ablative epsiloniltani epsiloneiltani
allative epsilonilleni epsiloneilleni
essive epsiloninani epsiloneinani
translative epsilonikseni epsiloneikseni
abessive epsilonittani epsiloneittani
instructive
comitative epsiloneineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative epsilonisi epsilonisi
accusative nom. epsilonisi epsilonisi
gen. epsilonisi
genitive epsilonisi epsiloniesi
partitive epsiloniasi epsilonejasi
inessive epsilonissasi epsiloneissasi
elative epsilonistasi epsiloneistasi
illative epsiloniisi epsiloneihisi
adessive epsilonillasi epsiloneillasi
ablative epsiloniltasi epsiloneiltasi
allative epsilonillesi epsiloneillesi
essive epsiloninasi epsiloneinasi
translative epsiloniksesi epsiloneiksesi
abessive epsilonittasi epsiloneittasi
instructive
comitative epsiloneinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative epsilonimme epsilonimme
accusative nom. epsilonimme epsilonimme
gen. epsilonimme
genitive epsilonimme epsiloniemme
partitive epsiloniamme epsilonejamme
inessive epsilonissamme epsiloneissamme
elative epsilonistamme epsiloneistamme
illative epsiloniimme epsiloneihimme
adessive epsilonillamme epsiloneillamme
ablative epsiloniltamme epsiloneiltamme
allative epsilonillemme epsiloneillemme
essive epsiloninamme epsiloneinamme
translative epsiloniksemme epsiloneiksemme
abessive epsilonittamme epsiloneittamme
instructive
comitative epsiloneinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative epsiloninne epsiloninne
accusative nom. epsiloninne epsiloninne
gen. epsiloninne
genitive epsiloninne epsilonienne
partitive epsilonianne epsilonejanne
inessive epsilonissanne epsiloneissanne
elative epsilonistanne epsiloneistanne
illative epsiloniinne epsiloneihinne
adessive epsilonillanne epsiloneillanne
ablative epsiloniltanne epsiloneiltanne
allative epsilonillenne epsiloneillenne
essive epsiloninanne epsiloneinanne
translative epsiloniksenne epsiloneiksenne
abessive epsilonittanne epsiloneittanne
instructive
comitative epsiloneinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative epsiloninsa epsiloninsa
accusative nom. epsiloninsa epsiloninsa
gen. epsiloninsa
genitive epsiloninsa epsiloniensa
partitive epsiloniaan
epsiloniansa
epsilonejaan
epsilonejansa
inessive epsilonissaan
epsilonissansa
epsiloneissaan
epsiloneissansa
elative epsilonistaan
epsilonistansa
epsiloneistaan
epsiloneistansa
illative epsiloniinsa epsiloneihinsa
adessive epsilonillaan
epsilonillansa
epsiloneillaan
epsiloneillansa
ablative epsiloniltaan
epsiloniltansa
epsiloneiltaan
epsiloneiltansa
allative epsilonilleen
epsilonillensa
epsiloneilleen
epsiloneillensa
essive epsiloninaan
epsiloninansa
epsiloneinaan
epsiloneinansa
translative epsilonikseen
epsiloniksensa
epsiloneikseen
epsiloneiksensa
abessive epsilonittaan
epsilonittansa
epsiloneittaan
epsiloneittansa
instructive
comitative epsiloneineen
epsiloneinensa

Further reading edit

French edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ɛp.si.lɔ̃/, /ɛp.si.lɔn/
  • (file)

Noun edit

epsilon m (plural epsilon)

  1. epsilon (Greek letter)

Further reading edit

Anagrams edit

Italian edit

 
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Noun edit

epsilon m or f (invariable)

  1. epsilon (Greek letter)

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Polish edit

 
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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἒ ψιλόν (è psilón), from Phoenician𐤄(h).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ɛpˈsi.lɔn/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ilɔn
  • Syllabification: ep‧si‧lon

Noun edit

epsilon m inan

  1. epsilon (Greek letter Ε, ε)

Declension edit

Further reading edit

  • epsilon in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ěpsiloːn/
  • Hyphenation: e‧psi‧lon

Noun edit

èpsilōn m (Cyrillic spelling ѐпсило̄н)

  1. epsilon, the Greek letter ε, Ε

Declension edit