koppa

noun kop·pa \ˈkäpə\

Definition of koppa

plural

-s

  1. :  a letter of the early Greek alphabet replaced by kappa in the eastern Greek alphabet except for use as a numeral with the value 90 but retained in the western Greek alphabet and ultimately becoming the Latin letter Q

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Origin and Etymology of koppa

Greek, of Semitic origin; akin to Hebrew qōph qoph


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