[<< wiktionary] γ
== Translingual ==


=== Symbol ===
γ

(mathematics) the Euler-Mascheroni constant
(physics) photon, gamma ray
(physics) Lorentz factor


==== See also ====
 γ on  Wikipedia.Wikipedia See gamma for the name of this letter in other languages.


== Albanian ==


=== Pronunciation ===
IPA(key): /ɡ(ə)/


=== Letter ===
γ (g) (upper case Γ, lower case γ)

The 4th letter of the Arvanitic Albanian Greek-script alphabet.


==== See also ====
(Greek script letters) Α α, Β β, Ƃ ƅ, Γ γ, Γj γj, Δ δ, D d, Ε ε, Ε̱ ε̱, Ζ ζ, Ζ̇ ζ̇, Θ θ, Ι ι, J j, Κ κ, Κ̇ κ̇, Λ λ, ΛΛ λλ, Λ̇ λ̇, Μ μ, Ν ν, Ν̇ ν̇, Ο ο, Π π, Ρ ρ, Ρ̇ ρ̇, Σ σ, Σ̈ σ̈, Τ τ, Ȣ ȣ, Υ υ, Φ φ, Χ χ, Χ̇ χ̇, ΤΣ τσ, ΤΣ̈ τσ̈, DΣ dσ, DΣ̈ dσ̈
(Latin-script letters) shkronjë; A a, B b, C c, Ç ç, D d, Dh dh, E e, Ë ë, F f, G g, Gj gj, H h, I i, J j, K k, L l, Ll ll, M m, N n, Nj nj, O o, P p, Q q, R r, Rr rr, S s, Sh sh, T t, Th th, U u, V v, X x, Xh xh, Y y, Z z, Zh zh


== Ancient Greek ==


=== Etymology ===
Derived from its majuscule counterpart Γ (G), from the Phoenician letter 𐤂‎ (g, “gimel”).


=== Letter ===
γ • (g) (lowercase, uppercase Γ)

Lower-case gamma, the third letter of the ancient Greek alphabet. Its name was γάμμα and it represented a voiced velar stop: /ɡ/; before velars, it represented a velar nasal: /ŋ/. It is preceded by β and followed by δ.


==== Derived terms ====
γ' (g'), ,γ (,g)


==== Descendants ====
g, G (Roman)
c, C (Roman)
г, Г (Cyrillic)
ⲅ, Ⲅ (Coptic)
ɣ (IPA)
Ⰳ, ⰳ (Glagolitic)English: γ-ray, γ-globulin
Greek: γ (g)


==== See also ====
(Greek-script letters) Α α (A a), Β β (B b), Γ γ (G g), Δ δ (D d), Ε ε (E e), Ζ ζ (Z z), Η η (Ē ē), Θ θ (Th th), Ι ι ℩ (I i ℩), Κ κ (K k), Λ λ (L l), Μ μ (M m), Ν ν (N n), Ξ ξ (X x), Ο ο (O o), Π π (P p), Ρ ρ (R r), Σ σ ς (S s s), Τ τ (T t), Υ υ (U u), Φ φ (Ph ph), Χ χ (Kh kh), Ψ ψ (Ps ps), Ω ω (Ō ō)
(punctuation) · ;
(diacritics) ᾿ ῾ ´ ` ῀ ¨ ¯ ˘


== Greek ==


=== Letter ===
γ • (g) (lowercase, uppercase Γ)

Lower-case gamma, the third letter of the modern Greek alphabet. Its name is γάμμα or γάμα and it represents either a voiced velar fricative: /ɣ/ or a voiced palatal fricative: /ʝ/; before velars, it represents a velar nasal: /ŋ/. It is preceded by β and followed by δ.


==== See also ====

(Greek-script letters) Α α (A a), Β β (B b), Γ γ (G g), Δ δ (D d), Ε ε (E e), Ζ ζ (Z z), Η η (Ē ē), Θ θ (Th th), Ι ι ℩ (I i ℩), Κ κ (K k), Λ λ (L l), Μ μ (M m), Ν ν (N n), Ξ ξ (X x), Ο ο (O o), Π π (P p), Ρ ρ (R r), Σ σ ς (S s s), Τ τ (T t), Υ υ (U u), Φ φ (Ph ph), Χ χ (Kh kh), Ψ ψ (Ps ps), Ω ω (Ō ō)
(punctuation) · ;
(diacritics) ᾿ ῾ ´ ` ῀ ¨ ¯ ˘