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Unicode Entity Codes for Greek

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Use these codes if you need to insert a word or short phrase within a multilingual text. Go to the About the Codes section to see how they are implemented.

Thanks to Karl Rainhold for technical input.

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  1. Capital Letters
  2. Lower Case Letters
  3. Cursives, Accents and Archaic Letters
  4. Coptic Codes - Moved to a New Page
  5. About the Codes

These charts show basic characters only. Check the latest Unicode charts to look for any additions to this block.

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Capital Letters

Greek Capital Letter Entity Codes
Character Name Character Entity Hex Entity HTML  Entity
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER ALPHAΑΑ Α
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER BETAΒΒ Β
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER GAMMAΓΓ Γ
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER DELTAΔΔ Δ
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER EPSILONΕΕ Ε
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER ZETAΖΖ Ζ
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER ETAΗΗ Η
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER THETAΘΘ Θ
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER IOTAΙΙ Ι
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER KAPPAΚΚ Κ
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER LAM(B)DAΛΛ Λ
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER MUΜΜ Μ
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER NUΝΝ Ν
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER XIΞΞ Ξ
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER OMICRONΟΟ Ο
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER PIΠΠ Π
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER RHOΡΡ Ρ
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER SIGMAΣΣ Σ
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER TAUΤΤ Τ
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER UPSILONΥΥ Υ
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER PHIΦΦ Φ
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER CHIΧΧ Χ
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER PSIΨΨ Ψ
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER OMEGAΩΩ Ω

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Lower Case Letters

Greek Lower Case Entity Codes
Character Name Character Entity Hex Entity HTML  Entity
GREEK SMALL LETTER ALPHAαα α
GREEK SMALL LETTER BETAββ β
GREEK SMALL LETTER GAMMAγγ γ
GREEK SMALL LETTER DELTAδδ δ
GREEK SMALL LETTER EPSILONεε ε
GREEK SMALL LETTER ZETAζζ ζ
GREEK SMALL LETTER ETAηη η
GREEK SMALL LETTER THETAθθ θ
GREEK SMALL LETTER IOTAιι ι
GREEK SMALL LETTER KAPPAκκ κ
GREEK SMALL LETTER LAM(B)DAλλ λ
GREEK SMALL LETTER MUμμ μ
GREEK SMALL LETTER NUνν ν
GREEK SMALL LETTER XIξξ ξ
GREEK SMALL LETTER OMICRONοο ο
GREEK SMALL LETTER PIππ π
GREEK SMALL LETTER RHOρρ ρ
GREEK SMALL LETTER FINAL SIGMAςς  
GREEK SMALL LETTER SIGMAσσ σ
GREEK SMALL LETTER TAUττ τ
GREEK SMALL LETTER UPSILONυυ υ
GREEK SMALL LETTER PHIφφ φ
GREEK SMALL LETTER CHIχχ χ
GREEK SMALL LETTER PSIψψ ψ
GREEK SMALL LETTER OMEGAωω ω

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Punctuation and and Accents

Greek Punctuation/Accents
Character Name Character Entity Hex Entity
GREEK NUMERAL SIGN (Dexia keraia) ʹ ʹ
GREEK LOWER NUMERAL SIGN (Aristeri keraia) ͵ ͵
GREEK YPOGEGRAMMENI ͺ ͺ
GREEK QUESTION MARK (Erotimatiko) ; ;
GREEK TONOS ΄ ΄
GREEK DIALYTIKA TONOS ΅ ΅
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER ALPHA WITH TONOS Ά Ά
GREEK ANO TELEIA · ·
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER EPSILON WITH TONOS Έ Έ
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER ETA WITH TONOS Ή Ή
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER IOTA WITH TONOS Ί Ί
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER OMICRON WITH TONOS Ό Ό
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER UPSILON WITH TONOS Ύ Ύ
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER OMEGA WITH TONOS Ώ Ώ
GREEK SMALL LETTER ALPHA WITH TONOS ά ά
GREEK SMALL LETTER EPSILON WITH TONOS έ έ
GREEK SMALL LETTER ETA WITH TONOS ή ή
GREEK SMALL LETTER OMICRON WITH TONOS ό ό
GREEK SMALL LETTER IOTA WITH TONOS ί ί
GREEK SMALL LETTER UPSILON WITH TONOS ύ ύ
GREEK SMALL LETTER OMEGA WITH TONOS ώ ώ
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER IOTA WITH DIALYTIKA Ϊ Ϊ
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER UPSILON WITH DIALYTIKA Ϋ Ϋ
GREEK SMALL LETTER IOTA WITH DIALYTIKA ϊ ϊ
GREEK SMALL LETTER UPSILON WITH DIALYTIKA ϋ ϋ
GREEK SMALL LETTER UPSILON WITH DIALYTIKA AND TONOS ΰ ΰ
GREEK SMALL LETTER IOTA WITH DIALYTIKA AND TONOS ΐ ΐ

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Cursives, Archaic Letters and Alternates

Greek Cursives and Archaic Letters
Character Name Character Entity Hex Entity
GREEK BETA SYMBOL (cursive) ϐϐ
GREEK THETA SYMBOL (cursive) ϑϑ
GREEK UPSILON WITH HOOK SYMBOLϒϒ
GREEK UPSILON WITH ACUTE AND HOOK SYMBOLϓϓ
GREEK UPSILON WITH DIAERESIS AND HOOK SYMBOLϔϔ
GREEK PHI SYMBOL (cursive) ϕϕ
GREEK PI SYMBOLϖϖ
GREEK KAI SYMBOLϗϗ
GREEK LETTER STIGMAϚϚ
GREEK SMALL LETTER STIGMAϛϛ
GREEK LETTER DIGAMMA (F)ϜϜ
GREEK SMALL LETTER DIGAMMA (f)ϝϝ
GREEK LETTER KOPPAϞϞ
GREEK SMALL LETTER KOPPAϟϟ
GREEK LETTER SAMPIϠϠ
GREEK SMALL LETTER SAMPIϡϡ

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Coptic Extensions

See the Coptic Chart page for updated codes.

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About The Codes

Use these codes if you need to insert a word or short phrase within a multilingual text.

Declare Unicode Encoding

The codes listed below are valid for Unicode HTML pages only, and may not work on very old browsers. To make your page a Unicode page, add the following meta tag to the <head> portion of your document.

<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8">
...
<head>

If you forget to include this tag, then some browsers, such as Netscape 4.7, may not display the characters properly.

XHTML

The final close slash must be included after the final quote mark in the encoding header tag if you are using XHTML

<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
...
<head>

No Encoding Declared

If no encoding is declared, then the browser uses the default setting, which in the U.S. is typically Latin-1. In that case many Unicode characters could be displayed incorrectly. Also, older browsers such as Netscape 4.7 may not be able to process the entity codes correctly without the "utf-8" declaration.

Using the Entity Codes

The Unicode numeric entity codes can be expressed as either decimal numbers or hexadecimal numbers.

For instance, the decimal version of Greek lowercase omega tonos (ώ) would be &#974;

The hexadecimal version of Greek lowercase omega tonos (ώ) would be &#x03CE;
Note that the hexadecimal numbers include x as part of the code.

Combining Characters

When codes for combining characters are inputted, they are placed on the previous letter.

Windows Word Numeric Alt Codes

Use ALT plus the decimal version of any code to input it into a Windows document.

Note: These work only in Word 2003+ for Windows. Users with other software or versions of Windows may wish to use the Character Map instead.

OS X Option Codes

If an application supports the Unicode Hex input Keyboard, then use Option plus the hexadecimal number.

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Last Modified: Tuesday, 04-Jun-2013 12:39:55 EDT