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This page lists all the various symbols in the Alphabets category.

Alphabets

An alphabet is a standard set of letters (basic written symbols or graphemes) that is used to write one or more languages based on the general principle that the letters represent phonemes (basic significant sounds) of the spoken language. This is in contrast to other types of writing systems, such as syllabaries (in which each character represents a syllable) and logographies (in which each character represents a word, morpheme, or semantic unit).

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Kappa

Kappa is the 10th letter of the Greek alphabet, used to represent the /k/ sound in Ancient and Modern Greek. In the system of Greek numerals, Kʹ has a value of 20. It was derived from the Phoenician letter kaph Phoenician kaph.svg. Letters that arose from kappa include the Roman K and Cyrillic К.

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Lāmadh

Lamed or Lamedh is the twelfth letter of the Semitic abjads, including Phoenician Lāmed Phoenician lamedh.svg, Hebrew 'Lāmed ל, Aramaic Lāmadh Lamed.svg, Syriac Lāmaḏ ܠ, and Arabic Lām ل. Its sound value is

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Lambda

Lambda is the 11th letter of the Greek alphabet. In the system of Greek numerals lambda has a value of 30. Lambda is related to the Phoenician letter Lamed Lamedh. Letters in other alphabets that stemmed from lambda include the Latin L and the Cyrillic letter El (Л, л). The ancient grammarians and dramatists give evidence to the pronunciation as [laːbdaː] (λάβδα) in Classical Greek times. In Modern Greek the name of the letter, Λάμδα, is pronounced [lamða]; the spoken letter itself has the sound of "l" as with Latinate "L".

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Lamdeh (South Arabian alphabet)

The letter "l" as rendered in the South Arabian alphabet.

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lāmed

Lamed or Lamedh is the twelfth letter of the Semitic abjads, including Phoenician Lāmed Phoenician lamedh.svg, Hebrew 'Lāmed ל, Aramaic Lāmadh Lamed.svg, Syriac Lāmaḏ ܠ, and Arabic Lām ل. Its sound value is [l].

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Lamedh Letter

Lamedh or Lamed is the twelfth letter of the Semitic abjads, including Phoenician Lāmed , Hebrew 'Lāmed ל, Aramaic Lāmadh , Syriac Lāmaḏ ܠ, and Arabic Lām ل. Its sound value is [l].

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Las\Lazi (Asomtavruli script)

The letter "L" as rendered in the Georgian alphabet.

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las\lazi (Mkhedruli script)

The letter "l" as rendered in the Georgian alphabet

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