[b-greek] Re: Transposed Rho and Delta Letter?

From: Polycarp66@aol.com
Date: Wed Mar 20 2002 - 18:55:42 EST

In a message dated 3/20/2002 11:42:03 AM Eastern Standard Time,
aei_didaskomenos@hotmail.com writes:

The symbols D and P may be graphically similar, but given that in the
original Greek alphabet delta is represented not by "D" but by an
equilateral triangle, I don't think one could easily confuse the letters
in question.

I don't believe that there was any thought of visual confusion (perhaps
mental). I have heard people transpose letters when speaking. I would
suppose this could equally well be done when writing.


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