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Greek Letters

Α α

ALPHA (AL-fuh)
First letter of the Greek alphabet.

Β β

BETA (BAY-tuh)

Γ γ

GAMMA (GAM-uh)

Δ δ

DELTA (DEL-tuh)

Ε ε

EPSILON (EP-sil-on)
The second form of the lower case epsilon is used as the "set membership" symbol.

Ζ ζ

ZETA (ZAY-tuh)

Η η

ETA (AY-tuh)

Θ θ

THETA (THAY-tuh)

Ι ι

IOTA (eye-OH-tuh)

Κ κ

KAPPA (KAP-uh)

Λ λ

LAMBDA (LAM-duh)

Μ μ

MU (MYOO)

Ν ν

NU (NOO)

Ξ ξ

XI (KS-EYE)

Ο ο

OMICRON (OM-i-KRON)
Rarely used because it looks like an 'o.'

Π π

PI (PIE)
The lower-case Pi is universally used to represent that number which is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. The upper-case Pi is used as the "product" symbol.

Ρ ρ

RHO (ROW)

Σ σ, ς

SIGMA (SIG-muh)

The capital Sigma is used as the "summation" symbol.

Τ τ

TAU (TAU)

Υυ

UPSILON (OOP-si-LON)

Φ φ, ϕ

PHI (FEE)
The two versions of lower-case Phi are used interchangeably.

Χ χ

CHI (K-EYE)

Ψ ψ

PSI (SIGH)

Ω ω

OMEGA (oh-MAY-guh)
Last letter of the Greek alphabet.

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