"gama"

Translation:γ

August 30, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/Bram136401

This was also confusing me to until I googled "Greek alphabet". The letter is simply the Capital version of "gamma" versus the lower case letter in the previous exercise.

September 15, 2016

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You should probably learn the whole thing. It's a nice alphabet. (Or several, historically.) Also, Etruscan!

January 7, 2017

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I think they cut down on gemination at some point. I always learned it as two consonants, but both forms appear to be accepted now.

January 7, 2017

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@miliarma, These links are useful to me. There is the Greek alphabet there.

September 15, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/.b.e.e.

The similarities between the Cyrillic alphabet and the Greek are amazing.

September 21, 2016

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It's not a coincidence.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Early_Cyrillic_alphabet

The Latin and Greek alphabets are also related to each other.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Latin_alphabet

September 30, 2016

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Yeah! I love how many alphabets Wikipedia can teach you about. I just wish they could be a little more informative on Old Italic. (And that I had more escuses to use them in real life!)

Also, cool TARDIS. I think they should have Doctor Who skills as bonus lessons. I would enjoy that.

January 7, 2017

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Cyrillic came mostly from Greek, rather than Latin. That's one reason why it may confuse many Westerners. That, and the cursive.

January 7, 2017

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Gamma is the letter spelling, Gama means "❤❤❤❤" in the greek language... sooooo this is wrong.

October 22, 2017
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