Wednesday, 1 February 2012

Metousia Introduction The Greek ABC

Metousia means sharing.

This is a blog mostly about ClassiclalGreek language with some diversions into later forms of Greek.

Posts will feature topics like grammar, syntax, Greek script, the Classics, why you should read certain authors, reviews of textbooks,poetry, metre, archaeology, and related topics.

Α α Β β Γ γ Δ δ Ε ε Ζ ζ
Η η Θ θ Ι ι Κ κ Λ λ Μ μ
Ν ν Ξ ξ Ο ο Π π Ρ ρ Σ σ
Τ τ Υ υ Φ φ Χ χ Ψ ψ Ω ω

The Diphthongs

αι αυ ει ευ ηι ηυ οι ου

The Greek alphabet was the first to include signs for both consonants and vowels.

Some other scripts had signs for consonants or had signs for consonants and vowels in syllables.

More on the Greek script in the next post.