α
  • Parse: Noun: Indeclinable letter
  • Meaning:
    • First letter of the Greek alphabet (ἄλφα) and used for "first."
    • Note: On a Greek polytonic keyboard, hit the A-key to print this letter
    • As a prefix it denotes "privation" or "negative"
    • Sometimes as a prefix (ἀ- or ἁ-) denotes "augmentation" and "union"
    • As a number: α' = one; α = 1000
 
  • Parse: Relative Pronoun: Nom/Acc Plur Neut
  • Root: ὅς
  • Meaning:
    • who, which
 
  • Parse: Interjection
  • Meaning: ah, alas!