Greek Beta Code Converter

Type in the left box to convert from polytonic Greek to Beta Code and in the right box to convert from Beta Code to polytonic Greek

Beta Code is a method of representing using only ASCII characters, characters and formatting found in ancient Greek texts (and other ancient languages). Its aim is to be not merely a romanization of the Greek alphabet, but to represent faithfully a wide variety of source texts – including formatting as well as rare or idiosyncratic characters

Typing Key

α β γ δ ε ζ η θ ι κ λ μ ν ξ ο π ρ σ τ υ φ χ ψ ω ϝ
a b g d e z h q i k l m n c o p r s t u f x y w v


ά ὰ ᾶ ἀ ἁ ᾳ ϊ
/ \ = ) ( | +


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