Greek letters

(redirected from Greek alphabet)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

Greek letters,

n.pl symbols based on the Greek alphabet that are used to represent phenomena and objects in science.
References in periodicals archive ?
Very few humans or canines can be tagged with either the first or last letter of the Greek alphabet.
With a string of international exhibitions under its belt and an approach that includes naming its consecutive collections after the letters of the Greek alphabet, the art credentials in its design is assured.
The chapter on Greece and the birth of vowels in the important Greek alphabet is interesting.
Combining the Greek alphabet with Demotic, Coptic is a unique conglomeration of languages.
Designed to correspond with "A Greek Alphabetarion", A Greek Hupogrammon: A Beginner's Copybook for the Greek Alphabet with Pronunciations is a self-instructional, consumable workbook for anyone age 8 to adult who is beginning studies in reading, writing, and speaking the Greek language.
It is the first time the US National Hurricane Center has had to resort to the Greek alphabet to name a storm, after all 21 names pre-assigned for storms this year were used up.
Any new storms would be named with letters from the Greek alphabet, starting with Alpha
The discrete nature of phonetic alphabets such as the Greek alphabet and its derivatives makes copying very accurate.
This new edition of A Greek Alphabetarion: A Primer For Teaching How To Read, Write, & Pronounce Ancient & Biblical Greek by English and Greek grammarian Harvey Bluedorn has been thoroughly revised and reformatted to make it easier for parents to teach their children, and for self-instructed older students to learn by themselves, the symbols and sounds of the Greek alphabet and master the Greek language.
Chi ([chi]), the 22nd letter of the Greek alphabet, is an ancient symbol of a crossroads.
Another explanation of the "A" form is that it means "Alpha"--or the first letter of the Greek Alphabet.
That was the stroke, as Powell reminds us, that made the Greek alphabet the first genuine alphabet, and so established the alphabetic--that is to say, the phonetic--principle as the basis of Western literacy.