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Citation: zeta
Language: Greek
References: The Thirteen-Gun Salute, page 273
Meaning: the sixth letter of the Greek alphabet, which sounds and looks like English Z


Aubrey means he started to learn the alphabet, which at first proceeds in a way parallel to the English alphabet: alpha, beta, gamma, delta, epsilon — but then zeta. Many a neophyte Greek scholar has stopped at this point, confused, though glad, that the Greek alphabet seems so very short.

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Guide for the Perplexed — This article is based on information from the Guide for the Perplexed, edited by Anthony Gary Brown and based on the work of many contributors. As an aid to readers, the translations offered in Guide for the Perplexed are intended to be a literal as possible, and to follow as closely as possible the original word order.
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