|Small letter||Capital letter||Name||Example usage||HTML entity||format||Unicode (hex)|
|Show source||Show source||alpha||small letter: angles in math and physics||α|
|Show source||Show source||beta||small letter: angles in math and physics||β|
|Show source||Show source||gamma||small letter: angles in math and physics||γ|
|Show source||Show source||delta||value change e.g. is often used for time difference between two moments||δ|
|Show source||Show source||epsilon||small letter: permittivity in physics||ε|
|Show source||Show source||zeta||small letter: electrokinetic potential (so-called potential)||ζ|
|Show source||Show source||eta||small letter: energy efficiency of the device or process in physics||η|
|Show source||Show source||theta||big letter: so-called big theta notation (big ) in computer science||θ|
|Show source||Show source||iota||-||ι|
|Show source||Show source||kappa||small letter: Karman's constant in fluid mechanics||κ|
|Show source||Show source||lambda||λ|
|Show source||Show source||mu||small letter: reduced mass in physics||μ|
|Show source||Show source||nu||small letter: number of degrees of freedom in statistics||ν|
|Show source||Show source||xi||ξ|
|Show source||Show source||omicron||big letter: so-called O notation in computer science||ο|
|Show source||Show source||pi||π|
|Show source||Show source||ro||small letter: density in physics||&ro;|
|Show source||Show source||sigma||σ|
|Show source||Show source||tau||small letter: average life-tyme of particles in physics||τ|
|Show source||Show source||upsilon||small letter: mass to light ratio in astronomy||υ|
|Show source||Show source||phi||so-called gold number (see: gold ratio)||φ|
|Show source||Show source||chi||small letter: molar fraction in chemistry||χ|
|Show source||Show source||psi||wave function in quantum mechanics||ψ|
|Show source||Show source||omega||ω|
- It is estimated that the Greek alphabet was created around the 9th century BC. It served to write the Greek language, but also to others languages influenced by Greek culture.
- In the ancient period, the Greek alphabet had many local dialects. In the classical period they were supplanted by the so-called Ionic form, which becase dominating one. In this form, the Greek alphabet has survived to this day.
- The commonly used Latin alphabet has its roots in the Greek alphabet. For this reason, some of the capital letters in the Latin alphabet are identical to the Greek counterparts.
- Nowadays, the Greek alphabet is used to write the Greek language used by around 15 million people around the world.
- Traditionally, Greek letters are used to denote physical, chemical or mathematical quantities.
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- name - full name of letter showing how to pronounce it,
- example usage - example letter's usage in various fields of science such as physics or mathematics,
- HTML entity - shows how to get a given letter in the HTML code,
- format - shows howto get a given letter in the code,
- unicode (hex) - hexadecimal letter code in UNICODE system.
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