The First Letter

The first letter that you see above is the first letter of the Greek alphabet. The one on the left is the capital letter, and the one on the right is the small letter. It's a vowel, and it's pronounced like the a in father, or like what you say when the doctor tells you to open your mouth and say “Aaah.” It is never pronounced like the vowel sound in hat or cake!

Click this speaker icon hear the sound to hear the sound of the letter.
Click this speaker icon hear the letter name to hear the name of the letter.

Of course, vowels alone do not an alphabet make. Let's move on to a couple of consonants.

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