Greek speaking countries

Modern Greek is used on:

Greek writing

  • Mainland Greece
  • Greek islands
  • Southern Cyprus

 

Written Greek

Most European languages are derived from Greek and Latin. A lot of terms in medicine still use the Greek/Latin terms.

Greek alphabet

To type accents with ALT codes, hold down the ALT key, then on the numeric keypad type the three or four digits listed here. However not with laptops, ALT codes only work with the numeric keypad, NOT the row of numbers across the top of your keyboard, as on laptops.

a
   α  ALT + 132    Α  ALT + 142

b
   β  ALT + 148    Β  ALT + 153

d
   δ  ALT + 132    Δ  ALT + 142

e
   ε  ALT + 148    Ε  ALT + 153

e
   η  ALT + 132    Η  ALT + 142

g/y
   γ  ALT + 148    Γ  ALT + 153

th
   θ  ALT + 132    Θ  ALT + 142

i
   ι  ALT + 148    Ι  ALT + 153

k
   κ  ALT + 132    Κ  ALT + 142

l
   λ  ALT + 148    Λ  ALT + 153

m
   μ  ALT + 132    Μ  ALT + 142

n
   ν  ALT + 148    Ν  ALT + 153

o
   ο  ALT + 132    Ο  ALT + 142

o Omega
   ω  ALT + 148    Ω  ALT + 153

p
   π  ALT + 148    Π  ALT + 153

r/rh
   ρ  ALT + 132    Ρ  ALT + 142

s
   σ  ALT + 148    Σ  ALT + 153

t
   τ  ALT + 132    Τ  ALT + 142

u/y
   υ  ALT + 148    Υ  ALT + 153

ks/x
   ξ  ALT + 132    Ξ  ALT + 142

z
   ζ  ALT + 132    Ζ  ALT + 142

ph
   φ  ALT + 148    Φ  ALT + 153

kh/ch
   χ  ALT + 132    Φ  ALT + 142

ps
   ψ  ALT + 148    Ψ  ALT + 153

Diphthongs

ai
   αι  ALT + 132    ΑΙ  ALT + 142

ei
   ει/ηι  ALT + 148    ΕΙ/ΗΙ  ALT + 153

oi
   οι  ALT + 132    ΟΙ  ALT + 142

ui/yi
   υι  ALT + 148    ΥΙ  ALT + 153

au
   αυ  ALT + 132    ΑΥ  ALT + 142

eu
   ευ  ALT + 148    ΕΥ  ALT + 153

ou
   ου  ALT + 132    ΟΥ  ALT + 142

 

 

 

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