Greek alphabet letters & symbols

Greek alphabet letters are used as math and science symbols.

Greek alphabet list

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

* second lower case sigma letter is used in word final position

Greek alphabet origins

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

 


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