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Old 08-06-2000, 03:48 PM
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do you have to know the greek alphabet to join a sorority/fraternity?
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Old 08-06-2000, 05:01 PM
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We learned the Greek ALPHAbet by singing it as a ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA chant.
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Old 08-07-2000, 02:31 PM
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do you have to know the greek alphabet to join a sorority/fraternity?
No, you don't. However, learning it may very well be a part of your education/pledge process. It's not hard to learn though, after all you learned the arabic (i think that's what it is anyway) alphabet and it has 2 more letters! I don't know the greek alphabet in order, but i can name all the letters, mostly just from the chapters on campus! Plus each one of our officers has a greek letter as the name, Alpha=pres, Beta=VP, etc. I'm Rho-Alumni Chair

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Old 08-08-2000, 10:27 PM
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Try learning it in groups of 5. Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, Epsilon...etc.
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Old 08-15-2000, 01:38 AM
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I'm agreeing with everyone who learned the alphabet by singing. My 5th grade teacher sung the alphabet to us & to this day I can still sing it.

This website has both upper & lower case forms of each word including there English name: http://www.msoe.edu/~tritt/greeklr.html

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Old 08-15-2000, 08:16 PM
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I just wanted to post an update: I did finally learn the alphabet; ironically just days after my intial post . I want to thank everyone for their pointers, have a nice day.

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Old 08-16-2000, 04:18 PM
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Soror AKA2D:

Are you thinking of the same thing I am? As Ivies, we had song that I loved (still do) in which we sung all the letters, then ended with a special AKA-specific part. :-)

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Old 08-16-2000, 06:00 PM
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yep...that's the one....I sing it all the time, but we changed the words after we crossed...

SSSSSSKKKKKEEEEEEE-WWWWWWWEEEEEE!

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Old 09-25-2000, 11:00 AM
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I always heard that since Alpha Phi was a sorority, Phi was pronounced Fee because it was in the feminine tense. Also, I never know how Phi Mu's want their name pronounced. Fi Moo or Fi Mew...
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Old 02-25-2001, 02:02 PM
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Back to the top.
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Old 03-02-2001, 02:19 AM
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I have NEVER been good at memorization, but I would like to memorize the Greek alphabet. Does anyone have any memorization techniques they can share so I can remember the alphabet past "theta"? Thanks in advance.
HumbleBumbleBee

I had a really hard time remembering the Greek alphabet also. It might be helpful to make up some kind of song that would trigger your memory. That's how my pledges made 100's on their quizzes.
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Old 03-02-2001, 02:20 AM
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Try remembering the greek alphabet in a song. That should be helpful.


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Ooops! I didn't realize you already had given that advice!
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Old 03-02-2001, 05:06 PM
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When I was a pledge of another Fraternity, I found if you did it in 3's it came easier. Alpha, Beta, Gamma Pause Delta, Epslilon Zeta ETC. The mind is a wonderful computor unless it has a glitch then is not worth a Damn as Boat anchor!!!



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Old 03-29-2008, 04:24 AM
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Thumbs up Free Greek Alphabet song

http://www.icompositions.com/music/song.php?sid=41885

Greek Alphabet song!!!

An easy way to memorize all the letters to a tune you already know.
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Old 03-29-2008, 06:57 AM
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I always heard that since Alpha Phi was a sorority, Phi was pronounced Fee because it was in the feminine tense. Also, I never know how Phi Mu's want their name pronounced. Fi Moo or Fi Mew...
HAHAHA. I would venture to say that they don't want to be called Phi Moo.
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