Greek alphabet letters & symbols

Unlocking the Mysteries of Greek Alphabet Symbols.

Upper Case Letter Lower Case Letter Greek Letter Name English Equivalent Letter Name Pronounce
Α α Alpha a
Β β Beta b
Γ γ Gamma g
Δ δ Delta d
Ε ε Epsilon e
Ζ ζ Zeta z
Η η Eta h
Θ θ Theta th
Ι ι Iota i
Κ κ Kappa k
Λ λ Lambda l
Μ μ Mu m
Ν ν Nu n
Ξ ξ Xi x
Ο ο Omicron o
Π π Pi p
Ρ ρ Rho r
Σ σ,ς * Sigma s
Τ τ Tau t
Υ υ Upsilon u
Φ φ Phi ph
Χ χ Chi ch
Ψ ψ Psi ps
Ω ω Omega o

* Second lower case sigma letter is used in word final position.

** Letter name pronounce might not be accurate - browser/os dependent.

Greek alphabet origins

Egyptian hieroglyphs (3500 BC)
Proto-Sinaitic alphabet (1800 BC)
Phoenician alphabet (1200 BC)
Greek alphabet (800 BC)


What is the Greek letter 'Δ' (Delta) commonly used for?

'Δ' (Delta) is often used in mathematics and science to represent change or difference. It plays a crucial role in calculus, physics, and engineering, symbolizing variations in quantities such as distance, temperature, or other measurable parameters.

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