# How many numbers are in the Greek alphabet?

## Question:

How many numbers are in the Greek alphabet?

## Numbers in the Greek Alphabet:

Ancient Hebrew, like ancient Greek, used letters to represent numbers; and Jewish tradition took advantage of this for rhetorical purposes by using the fact that every word had a numerical value to connect words that happened to be equivalents. So, for example, the fact that the word *chai *("life") equals 18 has made it a tradition to give charity in mutliples of that number.

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View this answerThe Greek numerical system uses letters to represent numbers as well, starting from 1-10 and then moving to multiples of 10 and finally to multiples...

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Chapter 7 / Lesson 3Learn about the Roman Numerals 1 - 20. Explore how Roman numbers relate to Arabic numbers and the rules behind them, and see a list of Roman Numerals up to 20.