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### How do we pronounce this symbol?

I would like to know how to pronounce in english this symbol $\nabla \phi$ It is something phi ... ? thank you
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### Pronunciation of $H^{1}(G, M)$

How does one say the cohomology group $H^{1}(G, M)$ out loud in a talk/lecture? Do people just say "H1 of G comma M"?
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### How does one read aloud Vinogradov's notation $\ll$ and $\ll_{\epsilon }$?

How does one read aloud the Vinogradov's notation $\ll$ and $\ll_{\epsilon }$ as in $$f(x)\ll g(x)$$ and $$c\ll_{\epsilon }\left( \prod\limits_{p\mid abc}p\right) ^{1+\epsilon}.$$ Is the first one ...
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### How to say the notation $x_{i,j}^{ k}$

$x_{i,j}^{ k}$ May I say the following to say the above notation? x sub i j to k ? x sub i j sup(prounced like "soup") k ? (Can I say "soup" for "superscript"? Could you please show me a ...
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### How do you pronounce (partial) derivatives?

I am not an English speaker that is why I asked this question. In addition, I think english.stackexchange.com is not the proper place to ask this because (I am so sorry) I don't think most of them ...
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### How to pronounce ℓ? Is there any other way than 'ell'?

Reading aloud from a graph theory textbook, I encountered the letter ℓ. I assume that most people simply pronounce it 'ell'. However, is there any other way to pronounce it?
### How does one pronounce $a \odot b$?
I have seen authors use $\star$, $\ast$, $\cdot$ and $\odot$ to represent arbitrary binary operations on sets. I'm wondering, what is the standard way to read or pronounce something like $a \star b$? ...