ὂ μικρόν

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Ancient Greek[edit]

 previous
    letter

  ξεῖ  
Greek uc omicron.pngGreek lc omicron.png  following
    letter

  πεῖ  
Ο ο   –   English: omicron

Etymology[edit]

Shape from Phoenician 𐤏‬(ʿ‬). Name is Koine Greek: μικρόν means "small ο," in order to distinguish it from ω, which had become identical in pronunciation. Displaced earlier οὖ ().

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

ὂ μικρόν (ò mikrónn (indeclinable)

  1. omicron, the name for the fifteenth letter Ο, ο of the Ancient Greek alphabet.

Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: όμικρον (ómikron)