ζ

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ζ U+03B6, ζ
GREEK SMALL LETTER ZETA
ε
[U+03B5]
Greek and Coptic η
[U+03B7]

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ζ

  1. (mathematics) A mathematical function formally known as the Riemann zeta function.

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Etymology[edit]

Derived from its majuscule counterpart Ζ, from the Phoenician letter 𐤆, zayin.

Letter[edit]

ζ ‎(z) ‎(lowercase, uppercase Ζ)

  1. Lower-case zeta, the seventh letter of the ancient Greek alphabet. Its name was ζῆτα. The sound it represented is disputed, some claim it was /zd/, others claim it was /dz/. It is preceded by ϝ and followed by η.
  2. Lower-case zeta, the sixth letter of the modern Greek alphabet. Its name is ζήτα and it represents a voiced alveolar fricative: /z/. It is preceded by ε and followed by η.

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Appendix:Greek alphabet