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Epsilon

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Epsilon

Epsilon (uppercase Ε, lowercase ε or lunate ϵ; Greek: Έψιλον) is the fifth letter of the Greek alphabet, corresponding phonetically to a mid front unrounded vowel /e/. In the system of Greek numerals it has the value five. It was derived from the Phoenician letter He He. Letters that arose from epsilon include the Roman E, Ë and Ɛ, and Cyrillic Е, È, Ё, Є and Э.

The name of the letter was originally ε

Graphical characteristics:
Symmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains curved lines, Has no crossing lines.

Category: Alphabets.

Epsilon is part of the Greek alphabet group.

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