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Gamma When Combined with Palatals

So, the english word angel comes from the greek word ἄγγελος. I don’t see the letter nu, so where’d that “n” sound come from? Well, that’s what this post is about! When γ is placed before a palatal (κ, γ, χ … Continue reading

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Greek Consonants – Classification

Most greek consonants can be divided into three classes, labial, dental and palatal. Each of these classes has plain, voiced, aspirated or fricative and a double consonant (doubled with σ) sounds. The following chart should illustrate the relationships between consonants: … Continue reading

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