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Greek alphabet
Αα Alpha Νν Nu
Ββ Beta Ξξ Xi
Γγ Gamma Οο Omicron
Δδ Delta Ππ Pi
Εε Epsilon Ρρ Rho
Ζζ Zeta Σσ Sigma
Ηη Eta Ττ Tau
Θθ Theta Υυ Upsilon
Ιι Iota Φφ Phi
Κκ Kappa Χχ Chi
Λλ Lambda Ψψ Psi
Μμ Mu Ωω Omega
Other letters
Ϝϝ Digamma Ϟϟ Koppa
Ϛϛ Stigma Ϡϡ Sampi
Ͱͱ Heta Ϸϸ Sho
Ϻϻ San

Upsilon (uppercase/lowercase Υ υ) is the 20th letter of the Greek alphabet. It is used to represent the "u" sound in Ancient Greek and "i" in Modern Greek. In the system of Greek numerals, it has a value of 400. Letters that came from it include the Roman U, V and Y, and the Cyrillic У.

In mathematics, the uppercase \Upsilon is used to represent the upsilon function (a variant of Riemann zeta function), while the lowercase \upsilon is used as a general variable. In physics, the uppercase \Upsilon is used to represent an upsilon meson. In astrology, the same letter is used for the sign of Aries.

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