What is Ξ? | AnswersDrive

Xi (uppercase Ξ, lowercase ξ; Greek: ξι) is the 14th letter of the Greek alphabet. It is pronounced [ksi] in Modern Greek, and generally /za?/ or /sa?/ in English. In the system of Greek numerals, it has a value of 60. Xi was derived from the Phoenician letter samekh .

Considering this, what does ψ mean?

Psi (/(p)sa?/; uppercase Ψ, lowercase ψ; Greek: ψι psi [ˈpsi]) is the 23rd letter of the Greek alphabet and has a numeric value of 700. In both Classical and Modern Greek, the letter indicates the combination /ps/ (as in English word "lapse"). The letter's origin is uncertain.

What does trident symbol mean?

It is used for spear fishing and historically as a polearm. The trident is the weapon of Poseidon, or Neptune, the god of the sea in classical mythology. In Hindu mythology it is the weapon of Shiva, known as trishula (Sanskrit for "triple-spear").

How do you make the alpha symbol?

Type 0381 and press Alt-x. The 0381 part is the Unicode key for the alpha symbol; the Alt-x converts it to the α symbol. You can see such codes in the Insert > Symbol dialog: choose the symbol you want, and click on it to see the shortcut key associated with it.