Rho vs Coronis - What's the difference?

rho | coronis |


As nouns the difference between rho and coronis

is that rho is rho (greek letter) while coronis is a device, curved stroke, or flourish formed with a pen, coming at the end of a book or chapter; a colophon.

rho

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The name for the seventeenth letter of the Modern Greek and Classical]] alphabets and the nineteenth letter of Old and [[Ancient Greek, Ancient.
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    coronis

    English

    Noun

    (coronides)
  • A device, curved stroke, or flourish formed with a pen, coming at the end of a book or chapter; a colophon.
  • (figuratively, obsolete, rare) A thing’s conclusion; its end.
  • * 1592–1670 : , Scrinia reserata: a Memorial offer’d to the great Deservings of John Williams, D.D., Archbishop of York , volume 2, page 38
  • The coronis of this matter is thus?;?some bad ones in this family were punish’d strictly, all rebuk’d, not all amended.
  • A spiritus lenis'' written atop a non–word-initial vowel retained from the second word which formed a contraction resulting from ''crasis ; see .
  • Usage notes

    * Generally, the Ancient Greek spiritûs'' are only written atop initial letters ''rho'', initial vowels, and the second vowels of word-initial diphthongs. The coronis is one of only two exceptions to this rule; the other is the case of the double-''rho , which is written as .

    See also

    * colophon * vignette

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