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What is the name & what sound does the Lower greek letter 'σ' make?

Sigma. s as in side

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What is the name & what sound does the Lower greek letter 'δ' make?

Delta. d as in desk

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What is the name & what sound does the Lower greek letter 'υ' make?

Upsilon. u as in shoe

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What is an iota subscript?

It is a small iota found underneath a letter 'ῃ' mostly found at the end of a word. It can be found under 'α, η & ω'. Initially it sounded like a dipthong. E.g. 'ῃ' sounded like ey'i. But now we don't read it.

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What is the name & what sound does the Lower greek letter 'ς' make?

Final sigma. s as in side

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What accent mark is ´ ?

The accute

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What is the name & what sound does the Lower greek letter 'ξ' make?

Xi. x as in except

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What is the name & what sound does the Lower greek letter 'ω' make?

Omega. o as in Rode

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What is the name & what sound does the Lower greek letter 'η' make?

Eta. ai as in wait

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What is the name & what sound does the Lower greek letter 'γ' make?

Gamma. g as in girl

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What is the name & what sound does the Lower greek letter 'μ' make?

Mu. m as in morning

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What is the name & what sound does the Lower greek letter 'ι' make?

iota. i as in rich

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Which vowel takes ONLY a rough breathing mark at the beginning?

The 'υ' (upsilon).

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What is the name & what sound does the Lower greek letter 'ψ' make?

Psi. ps as in upset

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What is the name & what sound does the Lower greek letter 'θ' make?

theta. th as in think

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What is the name & what sound does the Lower greek letter 'λ' make?

lambda. l as in large

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what is the only consonant that takes a rough breathing mark at the beginning?

The 'ρ' (Rho)

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What is the name & what sound does the Lower greek letter 'π' make?

Pi. p as in poor

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What is the name & what sound does the Lower greek letter 'ο' make?

Omicron. o as in got

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What is the name & what sound does the Lower greek letter 'ρ' make?

Rho. r as in rise

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What is the name & what sound does the Lower greek letter 'ν' make?

Nu. n as in nice

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What is the name & what sound does the Lower greek letter 'χ' make?

Chi. ch as in Bach

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What is the name & what sound does the Lower greek letter 'β' make?

Beta. b as in born

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What is the name & what sound does the Lower greek letter 'φ' make?

Phi. f as in finish

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What accent mark is ῀ ?

The circumflex

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What is the name & what sound does the Lower greek letter 'ζ' make?

Zeta. z as in zebra

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What accent mark is ` ?

The Grave

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What breathing mark is ' ἀ ' and does it carry with it a certain sound?

a smooth breathing mark. There is no specific pronounciation.

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What is the name & what sound does the Lower greek letter 'κ' make?

kappa. k as in kiss

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What is the name & what sound does the Lower greek letter 'α' make?

Alpha. a as in Father

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What breathing mark is ' ἁ ' and does it carry with it a certain sound?

a rough breathing mark. It has a 'h' sound before the vowel.

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What is the name & what sound does the Lower greek letter 'ε' make?

Epsilon. e as in get

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What is the name & what sound does the Lower greek letter 'τ' make?

Tau. t as in taste