The Greek alphabet
|Greek letter||English name||Romanization (Classical Greek)||Romanization (Modern Greek)|
|digamma|| N/A|| N/A|
1 The digamma represented in ancient Greek the sound of the
letter w in English. This sound later disappeared and consequently the
digamma was dropped from the alphabet.
2 Used at the end of a word.
When certain letters are combined the resulting combination is romanized in a
1The normal romanization is mp. The special form is only
used if the combination of mu and pi in Modern Greek represents
the B sound in loanwords and foreign proper names (The letter
beta is pronounced as English V in modern Greek).
2The normal romanization is nt. The special form is only
used if the combination of nu and tau in Modern Greek
represents the D sound in loanwords and foreign proper names (The
letter delta is pronounced as English TH in the in