koppa

(redirected from Koppa (Cyrillic))

koppa

(ˈkɒpə)
n
(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) a consonantal letter in the Greek alphabet pronounced like kappa (K) with the point of articulation further back in the throat. It became obsolete in classical (Attic) Greek orthography, but was passed on to the Romans who incorporated it into their alphabet as Q
[Greek, of Semitic origin]