ϝ

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ϝ U+03DD, ϝ
GREEK SMALL LETTER DIGAMMA
Ϝ
[U+03DC]
Greek and Coptic Ϟ
[U+03DE]

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from its majuscule counterpart Ϝ, from the Phoenician letter 𐤅, waw.

Symbol[edit]

ϝ (w)

  1. Lower case digamma, the sixth letter of the ancient Greek alphabet. Its name was probably ϝαῦ, later δίγαμμα, and it represented a voiced labial-velar approximant: /w/. It is preceded by ε and followed by ζ.

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Greek[edit]

Letter[edit]

ϝ (ϝ) (lowercase, uppercase Ϝ)

  1. (obsolete) The letter δίγαμμα (dígamma).