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Name that Greek Letter - Hard Version

Give the name of each selected Greek letter.
This is a much more difficult version of the Name that Greek Letter quiz.
Quiz by ThirdParty
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Last updated: July 31, 2012
First submittedJuly 31, 2012
Times taken1,056
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Letter
Α
Alpha
Β
Beta
σ
sigma
ϖ
pi
θ
theta
ζ
zeta
ς
sigma
ε
epsilon
τ
tau
ϐ
beta
δ
delta
Ο
Omicron
 
Letter
Ε
Epsilon
ξ
xi
Σ
Sigma
ϱ
rho
ϝ
digamma
ϑ
theta
β
beta
Ρ
Rho
Ω
Omega
Η
Eta
Π
Pi
Ι
Iota
 
Letter
ϗ
ϰ-α-ι
Κ
Kappa
κ
kappa
Γ
Gamma
ι
iota
Μ
Mu
ϻ
san
Φ
Phi
Ν
Nu
π
pi
η
eta
α
alpha
 
Letter
ο
omicron
ϙ
qoppa
Θ
Theta
ρ
rho
φ
phi
ȣ
ο-υ
ϛ
σ-τ
Ξ
Xi
Τ
Tau
μ
mu
υ
upsilon
ψ
psi
 
Letter
ν
nu
Λ
Lambda
Δ
Delta
ω
omega
Ψ
Psi
Χ
Chi
ϰ
kappa
χ
chi
Υ
Upsilon
γ
gamma
λ
lambda
Ζ
Zeta
+3
level 45
Aug 22, 2014
Needs more time
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level 35
Aug 30, 2014
Nice idea, but impossible to type 60 names in 120 seconds. Occasional problems with the characters too: stigma should have a longer horizontal (it's currently just a sigma). Does digamma account for vau, the alternative name? And some rubric to explain that some letters are conjunct characters and how you want them written would help.
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level 35
Aug 30, 2014
Oh, the character you've called san looks to me more like an archaic mu, where san looks like a Latin M (see e.g. Woodhead _Greek Inscriptions_ pp.15 and 21). Doubtless the similarity led to the san being replaced by sigma.
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level 35
Jul 8, 2015
It is actually very difficult for a Greek to do this quiz because the english writing of the letters is just aweful...