In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- But surely that alpha beta would have been earned for a course in Greek rather than Latin or Aramaic?
- But, just in right now, Tropical Storm Gamma, the third letter of the Greek alphabet, alpha, beta, gamma, delta, and so on and so on.
- He named them using the first two letters of the Greek alphabet, alpha and beta.
- The whole belt, promptly named United Quadrants was divided in four administrative quadrants: the alpha, beta, delta and gamma quadrants.
- It descends from the Phoenician symbol bth, which was adopted by the Greeks as beta, B, then by the Romans as B.
- It probably had something to do with beta being the second letter in the Greek alphabet.
- For example, the symbol beta is really the common German letter sequence sch, and what Reeds had thought to be x is w.
- Four changes occur in iron, which give rise to forms known as alpha, beta, gamma and delta.
- There I learn the alphas and betas of science and a few million other very important things for the perfect and complete education.
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