Α

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Α U+0391, Α
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER ALPHA
ΐ
[U+0390]
Greek and Coptic Β
[U+0392]

Albanian[edit]

Letter[edit]

Α (transliteration needed) (upper case, lower case α)

The first letter of the Arvanitic Albanian Greek-script alphabet.

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Greek letter Α (A, “Alpha”)

Letter[edit]

Α (A) (upper case, lower case α)

  1. The letter ἄλφα (álpha, alpha), the first letter of the ancient Greek alphabet.

Usage notes[edit]

The letter represented the open front unrounded vowel: /a/, /aː/. Today, this letter is often represented by lower case α (a), although Ancient Greek did not distinguish between upper and lower case.

Derived terms[edit]

  • (Modern Greek letters) Α (A, Alpha), α (a, alpha)
  • (Latin (Roman) letters) a, A
  • (Cyrillic letters) а (a), А (A)
  • (Coptic) (a), (A)

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Cypriot Arabic[edit]

Letter[edit]

Α (transliteration needed) (upper case, lower case α)

The first letter of the Cypriot Arabic alphabet.

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Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (noun & adjective): Α. (A.)

Etymology[edit]

The Ancient Greek letter Α (A, alpha) derived from the Phoenician letter 𐤀 (ʼ, aleph) (Phoenician letter aleph, from which Α (A, “Alpha”) derived)

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

Α (A) (upper case, lower case α)

  1. The letter άλφα (álfa, alpha), the first letter of the Modern Greek alphabet.

Coordinate terms[edit]

Griko Dialect (Greek script letters) Α (A) α (a), (Β (V) β (v)), Ƃ (Ƃ) b (b), Γ (G) γ (g), G (G) g (g), Ǵ (Ǵ) ǵ (ǵ), Δ (D) δ (d), D (D) d (d), Ε (E) ε (e), Ζ (Z) ζ (z), Η (I) η (i), Θ (Th) θ (th), Ι (I) ι (i), (Ϊ (Ϊ) ϊ (ï)), Κ (K) κ (k), Κ́ () κ́ (), Λ (L) λ (l), Λ̌ (Ľ) λ̌ (ľ), Μ (M) μ (m), Ν (N) ν (n), Ν̌ (Ň) ν̌ (ň), Ξ (X) ξ (x), Ο (O) ο (o), Π (P) π (p), Ρ (R) ρ (r), Σ (S) σ (s) ς (s), Σ̌ (Š) σ̌ (š) ς̌ (š), Τ (T) τ (t), Υ (Y) υ (y), Φ (F) φ (f), Χ (Ch) χ (ch), Ψ (Ps) ψ (ps), Ω (O) ω (o)

Numeral[edit]

Α (A) (Greek numeral)

  1. The number one (1).

Coordinate terms[edit]

Units123456789
1sΑ΄ α΄Β΄ β΄Γ΄ γ΄Δ΄ δ΄Ε΄ ε΄Ϛ΄ ϛ΄ ΣΤ΄ Στ΄ στ΄ Ϝ΄ ϝ΄Ζ΄ ζ΄Η΄ η΄Θ΄ θ΄
10sΙ΄ ι΄Κ΄ κ΄Λ΄ λ΄Μ΄ μ΄Ν΄ ν΄Ξ΄ ξ΄Ο΄ ο΄Π΄ π΄Ϟ΄ ϟ΄
100sΡ΄ ρ΄Σ΄ σ΄Τ΄ τ΄Υ΄ υ΄Φ΄ φ΄Χ΄ χ΄Ψ΄ ψ΄Ω΄ ω΄Ϡ΄ ϡ΄
1000s͵Α ͵α͵Β ͵β͵Γ ͵γ͵Δ ͵δ͵Ε ͵ε͵Ϛ ͵ϛ ͵ΣΤ ͵Στ ͵στ ͵Ϝ ͵ϝ͵Ζ ͵ζ͵Η ͵η͵Θ ͵θ
10,000s͵Ι ͵ι͵Κ ͵κ͵Λ ͵λ͵Μ ͵μ͵Ν ͵ν͵Ξ ͵ξ͵Ο ͵ο͵Π ͵π͵Ϟ ͵ϟ
100,000s͵Ρ ͵ρ͵Σ ͵σ͵Τ ͵τ͵Υ ͵υ͵Φ ͵φ͵Χ ͵χ͵Ψ ͵ψ͵Ω ͵ω͵Ϡ ͵ϡ
Greek number and measurement appendix


Noun[edit]

Α (Af (indeclinable)

  1. Initialism of ανατολή (anatolí): east

Adjective[edit]

Α (A) (indeclinable)

  1. Initialism of ανατολικός (anatolikós): east, eastern

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Tsakonian[edit]

Letter[edit]

Α (transliteration needed) (upper case, lower case α)

The first letter of the Tsakonian alphabet.

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