alpha (1356-57)

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alpha (1356-57)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 24,348a alpha; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,87a alpha; TL: ; DEAF:  alpha; DMF:  alpha; TLF:  alpha; OED:  alpha n. and a.; MED:  alpha n.; DMLBS: 69b alpha ]


1letteralpha, first letter of the Greek alphabet (?, ?)
( 1356-57; MS: s.xivex )  Si vous voilez savoir de lour A B C quelles letttres ils ount, ici les poez veer ovesqes les nouns qe ils les appellent: alpha, betha, gama, delta, ebrevis, elonge, epilmon, zetha, hetha (l. [t]hetha), iota, kapda, lapda, or, ni, exi, obrevis, pi, cophe, ro, summa, thau, vi, fy, chi, psi, othomega, diacosin  112
alpha et omega
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