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Translingual[edit]

Character
Unicode name ELEMENT OF
Code point U+2208
Unicode block Mathematical Operators
[U+2207] [U+2209]

Etymology[edit]

From the Greek letter ϵ (lunate epsilon). The coinage is commonly attributed to Giuseppe Peano, who used the letter epsilon for set membership in his two papers from 1889.[1]

Symbol[edit]

  1. (mathematics) Is an element in the set of…
    x denotes that x is within the set of natural numbers.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://jeff560.tripod.com/set.html

Dutch[edit]

Symbol[edit]

  1. (mathematics) abbreviation of behoort tot

Spanish[edit]

Symbol[edit]

  1. (mathematics) abbreviation of pertenece a