43 terms

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α
alpha
a as in Father
β
beta
b as in bible
γ
gamma
g as in gone
δ
delta
d as in dog
ε
epsilon
e as in met
ζ
zeta
z as in daze
η
eta
e as in met
θ
theta
th as in thing
ι
iota
i as in intrigue
κ
kappa
k as in kitchen
λ
lambda
l as in law
μ
mu
m as in mother
ν
nu
n as in new
ξ
xi
x as in axiom
ο
omicron
o as in not
π
pi
p as in peach
ρ
rho
r as in rod
σ/ς
sigma
s as in song
τ
tau
t as in talk
υ
upsilon
u as in uber
φ
phi
ph as in phone
χ
chi
ch as in loch
ψ
psi
ps as in lips
ω
omega
o as in tone
α,ε,η,ο,υ,ω
vowels
αι
as in aisle
ει
as in eight
οι
as in oil
αυ
as in sauerkraut
ου
as in soup
υι
as in suite
ευ, ηυ
as in feud
γγ
double gamma- gamma nasal
first gamma pronounced like a "n"
γκ, γχ, γξ
gamma nasal
Lexical (i.e. Dictionary) form
nominative singular
nominative
case used for SUBJECT of the sentence
accusative
case used for DIRECT OBJECT of the sentence
second noun rule
every neuter word has the same form in the nominative and accusative
third noun rule
almost all neuter words end in alpha in the nominative and accusative plural
dipthong
when two vowels combine to make one sound
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The small half moon shaped mark above an initial vowel in a word that curves like this: ἁ
Rough breathing mark
The small half moon shaped mark above an initial vowel in a word that curves like this: ἀ
Smooth breathing mark