The main thought behind the use of Greek letters is that the fraternities and sororities have a Hellenic way of thinking. ... The use of Greek letters started with Phi Beta Kappa, then a social fraternity and today an honor society, at the College of William & Mary.
On top of, what does sigma mean?
Sigma /ˈsɪɡmə/ (uppercase Σ, lowercase σ, lowercase in word-final position ς; Greek: σίγμα) is the eighteenth letter of the Greek alphabet. In the system of Greek numerals, it has a value of 200. In general mathematics, uppercase ∑ is used as an operator for summation.
More than that, how do u pronounce XI Greek?
In addition to this, how is Y pronounced in Greek?
In Classical Greek, it was pronounced [y] (a close front rounded vowel), at least until 1030. In Modern Greek, it is pronounced [i]; in the digraphs αυ and ευ, as [f] or [v].
How is μ pronounced?
(The letter's names) The correct spelling is 'M'. The classical pronunciation is 'mu', the modern one is 'mi'.
|Gamma||Γ||Between Y as in yes and G as in go, but with no hard 'G' sound - more of a soft 'H' followed by the 'Y' sound in yes|
|Delta||Δ||Th as in the|
|Epsilon||Ε||E as in very|
|Zeta||Ζ||Z as in zoo|