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Encyclopedia > Nu (letter)
Greek alphabet
Α α Alpha Β β Beta
Γ γ Gamma Δ δ Delta
Ε ε Epsilon Ζ ζ Zeta
Η η Eta Θ θ Theta
Ι ι Iota Κ κ Kappa
Λ λ Lambda Μ μ Mu
Ν ν Nu Ξ ξ Xi
Ο ο Omicron Π π Pi
Ρ ρ Rho Σ σ ς Sigma
Τ τ Tau Υ υ Upsilon
Φ φ Phi Χ χ Chi
Ψ ψ Psi Ω ω Omega
obsolete letters
Digamma San
Qoppa Sampi
Ϛ ϛ Stigma  
For other uses, see Nu.

Nu (upper case Ν, lower case ν) is the 13th letter of the Greek alphabet. In the system of Greek numerals it has a value of 50. Its Latin Alphabet equivalent is N. Image File history File links Greek_alphabet_nu. ... Note: This article contains special characters. ... Alpha (uppercase Α, lowercase α) is the first letter of the Greek alphabet. ... Beta (upper case Î’, lower case β) is the second letter of the Greek alphabet. ... Gamma (upper case Γ, lower case γ) is the third letter of the Greek alphabet. ... For other uses, see Delta. ... For the 2005 hurricane, see Hurricane Epsilon. ... Zeta (upper case Ζ, lower case ζ) is the sixth letter of the Greek alphabet. ... For other uses, see Eta. ... Theta (upper case Θ, lower case θ or ) is the eighth letter of the Greek alphabet. ... For programming language, see Iota and Jot. ... For other uses, see Kappa. ... Lambda (upper case Λ, lower case λ) is the 11th letter of the Greek alphabet. ... Mu (upper case Îœ, lower case μ) is the 12th letter of the Greek alphabet. ... Xi (upper case Ξ, lower case ξ) is the 14th letter of the Greek alphabet. ... Omicron (upper case Ο, lower case ο, literally small o) is the 15th letter of the Greek alphabet. ... For other uses, see Pi (disambiguation) Pi (upper case Π, lower case Ï€) is the 16th letter of the Greek alphabet. ... Rho (upper case Ρ, lower case ρ) is the 17th letter of the Greek alphabet. ... Sigma (upper case Σ, lower case σ, alternative ς) is the 18th letter of the Greek alphabet. ... Tau (upper case Τ, lower case Ï„) is the 19th letter of the Greek alphabet. ... Upsilon (upper case , lower case ) is the 20th letter of the Greek alphabet. ... Phi (upper case Φ, lower case φ or ) is the 21st letter of the Greek alphabet. ... Chi (upper case Χ, lower case χ) is the 22nd letter of the Greek alphabet. ... For other uses, see Psi. ... Omega (Ω ω) is the 24th and last letter of the Greek alphabet. ... Image File history File links Greek_alphabet_digamma2. ...      This article is about the Greek letter; for the mathematical function, see digamma function. ... Image File history File links Greek_alphabet_san. ... San (uppercase , lowercase ) was a letter of the Greek alphabet, appearing between Pi and Qoppa in alphabetical order, corresponding in position although not in name to the Phoenician tsade. ... Image File history File links Greek_alphabet_qoppa. ... Qoppa Qoppa is an obsolete letter of the Greek alphabet and has a numeric value of 90. ... Image File history File links Greek_alphabet_sampi. ... Sampi (Upper case Ϡ, lower case ϡ) is an obsolete letter of the Greek alphabet and has a numeric value of 900. ... Stigma is a ligature of the Medieval Greek letters sigma and tau. ... Nu has the following meanings: Nu is a letter in the Greek alphabet: lowercase ν, uppercase Ν. In Egyptian mythology, Nu (or Nun) is the personification of the ocean which encircled the entire world. ... Note: This article contains special characters. ... Greek numerals are a system of representing numbers using letters of the Greek alphabet. ... The Latin alphabet, also called the Roman alphabet, is the most widely used alphabetic writing system in the world today. ...


The word nu is written νῦ in traditional Greek polytonic orthography. In Modern Greek it is sometimes written νι (ni). Either version is pronounced [ni]. Polytonic orthography for Greek uses a variety of diacritics (πολύ = many + τόνος = accent) to represent aspects of Ancient Greek pronunciation. ... Modern Greek (Νεοελληνική, lit. ... The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) is a system of phonetic notation devised by linguists to accurately and uniquely represent each of the wide variety of sounds (phones or phonemes) used in spoken human language. ...


The lower-case letter ν is used as a symbol for:

Sine waves of various frequencies; the lower waves have higher frequencies than those above. ... The neutrino is an elementary particle. ... Mathematical finance is the branch of applied mathematics concerned with the financial markets. ...

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Rho (letter) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (208 words)
Rho (upper case Ρ, lower case ρ) is the 17th letter of the Greek alphabet.
Rho is generally classed as a liquid (together with lambda and sometimes the nasals mu and nu), which has important implications for morphology.
It is pronounced similarly to the letter r in languages with a Latin-derived alphabet.
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