Alphabet Stone with Reflection

Pronunciation of Υ υ (ὒ ψιλόν)

  • Modern

    ee as in meet

  • Hellenistic Koiné

    similar to German ü

  • Classical

    short upsilon like the u in French tu; long upsilon has the same sound, but held twice as long

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α β γ δ ε ζ η θ ι κ λ μ ν ξ ο π ρ σ τ υ φ χ ψ ω