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  • Greek Alphabet

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    • Alpha
    • Transliterated "A"
    • Ancient Pronunciation: "a" as in "father", maybe sometimes as in "cat
     

    • Beta
    • Transliterated "B"
    • Ancient Pronunciation: "b" as in "bubble
     

    Γγ

    • Gamma
    • Transliterated "G"
    • Ancient Pronunciation: "g" as in "goggles"
     

    Δδ

    • Delta
    • Transliterated "D"
    • Ancient Pronunciation: "d" as in "daddy"
     

    Εε

    • Epsilon
    • Transliterated "E"
    • Ancient Pronunciation: "e" as in "feather bed"
     

    Ζζ

    • Zeta
    • Transliterated "Z"
    • Ancient Pronunciation: "z" as in "zoo"
     

    Ηη

    • Eta
    • Transliterated "E"
    • Ancient Pronunciation: "long a" like the "e" in "Riviera"
     

    Θθ

    • Theta
    • Transliterated "TH"
    • Ancient Pronunciation: "unvoiced th" as "thin"
     

    Ιι

    • Iota
    • Transliterated "I"
    • Ancient Pronunciation: "long e" as in Italian "Italia", maybe sometimes "short i" as in "pin"
     

    Κκ

    • Kappa
    • Transliterated "K"
    • Ancient Pronunciation: "k" as in "smokestack"
     

    Λλ

    • Lambda
    • Transliterated "L"
    • Ancient Pronunciation: "l" as in "little"
     

    Μμ

    • Mu
    • Transliterated "M"
    • Ancient Pronunciation: "m" as in "mummy"
     

    Νν

    • Nu
    • Transliterated "N"
    • Ancient Pronunciation: "n" as in "noon"
     

    Ξξ

    • Xi
    • Transliterated "X"
    • Ancient Pronunciation: "ks" as "exist"
     

    Οο

    • Omicron
    • Transliterated "O"
    • Ancient Pronunciation: "short o" or "aw" as in "doll"
     

    Ππ

    • Pi
    • Transliterated "P"
    • Ancient Pronunciation: "p" as in "pipe"
     

    Ρρ

    • Rho
    • Transliterated "R"
    • Ancient Pronunciation: "trilled r" as a Scot might say "Rrroberrrt Burrrns"
     

    Σσ

    • Sigma
    • Transliterated "S"
    • Ancient Pronunciation: "s" as "sense"
     

    Ττ

    • Tau
    • Transliterated "T"
    • Ancient Pronunciation: "t" as in "tent
     

    Υυ

    • Upsilon
    • Transliterated "U" or "Y"
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    • Ancient Pronunciation: "uuh" as in German "putsch"
     

    Φφ

    • Phi
    • Transliterated "PH"
    • Ancient Pronunciation: "ph" as in "phosphate", but supposedly more breathy than our "f"
     

    Χχ

    • Chi
    • Transliterated "CH"
    • Ancient Pronunciation: "kh" as in "chanukkah", "Achmed", or "Ach!"
     

    Ψψ

    • Psi
    • Transliterated "PS"
    • Ancient Pronunciation: "ps" as in "upset"
     

    Ωω

    • Omega
    • Transliterated "O"
    • Ancient Pronunciation: "long o" as in "tone"