The letter A is the first letter in the Latin alphabet. Its name in English (pronounced /'ei/) is spelled a; the plural is aes, though this is rare.

History Edit

The letter A can be traced to a pictogram of an ox head in Egyptian heiroglyphs or the Proto-Sinaitic alphabet.

Egyptian Proto-Semitic (ox's head) Phoenician (Aleph) Greek (Alpha) Etruscan (A) Roman (A)
EgyptianA-01 Proto-semiticA-01 64px-PhoenicianA-01 800px-Alpha uc lc 130px-EtruscanA-01 60px-RomanA-01
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