Alphabet Chart

Form
Modern Middle Ancient

Ancient Picture a b c d e f z h u i k l m n x o p y q r s Head of an ox Tent floorplan Foot Tent door Tent peg Mattock Tent wall Clay basket Closed hand Open palm Shepherd staff Water Sprouting seed Thorn Eye Open mouth Man on his side Sun at the horizon Head of a man Two front teeth

Ancient Meaning strong, power, leader family, house, in gather, walk, carry movement, hang, enter add, secure, hook food, cut, weapon outside, divide, half surround, contain, mud work, throw, worship bend, open, allow, tame chaos, mighty, blood continue, heir, son grab, hate, protect watch, know, shade blow, scatter, edge wait, chase, snare, hunt condense, circle, time first, beginning, top sharp, press, eat, two

Name
Modern Ancient

Sound
Modern Ancient

Derivatives

a b g d h w z x j y $,k l ~,m !,n s [ @,p #,c q r v,f t

t Two crossed sticks mark, sign, signature * Ancient letter not carried over into Modern Greek.

) b g d h w z x + y k l m n s ( p c q r $ t

aleph beyt gimel dalet vav zayin hhet tet yud kaph Mem nun ayin pey tsadey quph resh tav

al bet gam dal hey waw zan hhets thet yad kaph lam mah nun ghan pey tsad quph resh taw

silent b,bh g d h v,o,u z hh t y k,kh l m n s silent p,ph ts q r sh,s t

a b,bh g d h,e w,o,u z hh th y,i k,kh l m n s gh p,ph ts q r sh t

Arms of man raised look, reveal, breath, sigh hey

teach, yoke, toward, bind lamed

samech sin

shin,sin shin

Α Β Γ ∆ Ε f* Ζ Η Θ Ι Κ Λ Μ Ν Ξ Ο Π M* q* Ρ Σ Τ

Greek

Latin

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A B C,G D E F Z H I,J K L M N X O P Q R S T

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