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See also: alpha, alfa, and alpha-




  1. Misspelling of Alfa from the NATO/ICAO Phonetic Alphabet.


Proper noun[edit]


English Wikipedia has an article on:
  1. A placename.
    1. A ghost town in California, United States (USA).
    2. A village in Illinois, United States.
    3. A village in Michigan, United States.
    4. A city and village in Minnesota, United States
    5. A borough of New Jersey, United States.
    6. A town in Queensland, Australia.
  2. Former name of the International Space Station.
  3. (computing) A RISC CPU instruction set architecture developed and marketed by Digital Equipment Corporation (then later by Compaq and then Hewlett-Packard) from 1992 until 2004.


Alpha (plural Alphas)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of alpha
  2. A member of Generation Alpha.
    Synonyms: Gen Alpha, Generation Alpha
    • 2022 June 28, Shane Wright, Carla Jaeger, “Gen Xers squeezed by their parents, children”, in The Sydney Morning Herald[1]:
      They are being partially replaced by a new generation – the Alphas, which cover children aged nine or under and account for 12 per cent of all Australians.
    • 2023 April 20, Casey Schwartz, “Jean Twenge is ready to make you defend your generation again”, in The Washington Post[2]:
      And if, as Twenge argues, the proliferation of internet-enabled devices is the defining factor in Gen Z’s profile — and the main root of its problems — the Alphas, or Polars, remain an open question.



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  • IPA(key): [ˈalfa]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Al‧pha


Alpha n (strong, genitive Alphas or Alpha, plural Alphas)

  1. alpha (Greek letter)


Further reading[edit]

  • Alpha” in Duden online