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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Æol’ic Digamma.
 
An ancient Greek letter (ϝ), sounded like our w. Thus oinos with the digamma was sounded woinos; whence the Latin vinum, our wine. Gamma, or g, was shaped thus Г, hence digamma = double g.   1
 


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