"γ γάμα"

Translation:g gama

9/3/2016, 3:10:55 PM

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Everytime I see this "Good Game (gg)" comes to my mind.

10/31/2016, 8:54:14 PM

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"γ γ" This should work

9/3/2016, 3:10:55 PM

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Am I the only one hearing 's' or 'z' for the initial sound here? Maybe it's just me, but it sounds like they're saying "samma, zamma". Can someone clarify because if it's supposed to sound like a "g" (hard g as in enGlish) it sure isn't even close to that.

1/22/2017, 11:22:53 PM

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It's not exactly the hard g sound like in English, to produce that sound in Greek you would need γκ (think of μπ for b and ντ for d). Rather the sound is like the g in Spanish amigo, the tongue doesn't quite touch the velum.

12/26/2017, 7:33:21 AM

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In modern Greek, γ is /x/ in the IPA

11/4/2017, 11:59:19 PM

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γ is either /ʝ/ or /ɣ/ in Modern Greek. /x/ is χ. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gamma#Greek_phoneme

11/5/2017, 12:33:50 AM

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It wants you to follow the pattern given to us in the curriculum. Which is "γ γάμα". The letter, then the written word for the letter. Just as it is with all the letters when they're introduced.

9/10/2017, 12:53:21 PM

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γάμα γάμα doesn't work for some reason.

10/24/2016, 5:54:44 PM

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isn't "gama gama" a good answer ?

9/15/2017, 11:47:00 AM

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I think you might need two m's in 'gamma'

11/25/2017, 7:29:21 AM

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My greek friend, says, that γάμα is a rude word, like english one beginning with f. Is that true?

8/12/2018, 2:27:40 PM

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It's not helpful to suggest that Greek γ represents the same sound as English g - it doesn't.

12/16/2018, 11:19:39 AM

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But it's helpful in cases like "γαστρονομία=gastronomy", "γλαύκωμα=glaucoma" etc

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12/16/2018, 2:05:42 PM

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Is γάμα spelt gama or gamma?

3/6/2019, 12:28:33 PM
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