Definitions for upsilonˈyup səˌlɒn, -lən, ˈʌp-; esp. Brit. yupˈsaɪ lən

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  1. upsilon(noun)

    the 20th letter of the Greek alphabet

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  1. upsilon(Noun)

    The twentieth letter of the Classical and Modern Greek, the twenty-first letter of Old and Ancient.

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  1. Upsilon

    Upsilon is the 20th letter of the Greek alphabet. In the system of Greek numerals it has a value of 400. It is derived from the Phoenician waw . The name of the letter is pronounced in Modern Greek, and in English, yewp-SY-lən, or YEWP-sə-lon. It is occasionally called "ypsilon" in English after its rendering in Latin, where the Greek upsilon corresponded with the letter Y.


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