θῆτα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Derived from the Greek pronunciation of the Phoenician letter teth ().

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /tʰɛ̂ː.ta/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈtʰe.ta/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈθi.ta/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈθi.ta/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈθi.ta/
  • Noun[edit]

    θῆτᾰ (thêtan (genitive θήτᾰτος); ? declension

    1. Theta, the 8th letter of the Euclidean alphabet (majuscule Θ, minuscule θ), classically denoting an aspirated t () and usually romanized as "th".

    Usage notes[edit]

    While typically indeclinable, a genitive singular θήτᾰτος (thḗtatos) and θήτᾰτες (thḗtates) are attested.

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