How to Pronounce alpha?

Correct pronunciation for the word "alpha" is [ˈalfə], [ˈalfə], [ˈa_l_f_ə].

"Alpha" in context

Alpha is the first letter of the Greek alphabet. It is believed to have been derived from the Phoenician aleph, meaning "ox" or "leader", and its derived forms are used as the names of the first letters in other ancient semitic alphabets, including Arabic Aleph, Hebrew Aleph. Alpha is also used in the name of many organizations or words associated with them, such as Alpha Phi Alpha and Alpha Delta Pi. It is often used as a symbol of power and leadership. In addition, Alpha is also used in astronomy and physics to denote the brightest star in a constellation.

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