B, b

The second letter of the Latin and English alphabets, derived from the Greek beta. The form of the uppercase "B" derives from the North Semitic letter beth, later adopted by the Greeks and ultimately by the Romans. The lowercase "b" derives from the Greek beta, as well, formed by eliminating the top loop.

All text and images are licensed under a Creative Commons License
permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution. (See Copyrights for details.)

PrintWiki – the Free Encyclopedia of Print
About    Hosted by WhatTheyThink