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How to Enter Greek Text using Betacode

Betacode Keys

α β γ δ ε ζ η θ ι κ λ μ
a b g d e z h q i k l m

ν ξ ο π ρ σ τ υ φ χ ψ ω
n c o p r s t u f x y w

Type accents after the letters you wish to modify; they will combine.

ϊ ; ·
/ \ = ) ( | + ? ;

Why you Should Use a Polytonic Keyboard Layout Instead

Polytonic Keyboard Layouts

It is preferable to use a keyboard layout than to depend on a betacode converter. Polytonic Greek keyboards layouts will follow the Modern Greek keyboard layout, but ;:'"[{]} become accent keys; you should search 'polytonic keyboard layout' for your operating system, or start with the Wikipedia page:

Critical Marks (for cut and paste)

Critical Marks
[Authenticity questioned (begins)
]Authenticity questioned (end)
*Original reading when a correction has been made
|Instance of variation separation within a verse
¦Alternative readings within an instance of a variation
°One-word omission
…Text of edition same as variant
Mutilated codex
Apparatus Section
Change in NA from NA27
Early Addition, Authennticity denied (begins)
Early Addition, Authennticity denied (ends)
Following word repeated
Following word replaced (recurrence)
Replacement (begins)
Replacement (ends)
Replacement recurrence (begins)
Replacement recurrence (ends)
One or more words inserted
Insertion recurrence
Transposition as indicated in apparatus
Transposition in quoted witnesses (begins)
Transposition in quoted witnesses (ends)
Omission (begins)
Hebrew Bible
Codex Sinaiticus
ϛStephanus in Eusebius’ letter to Carpian
𝔊Septuagint (PUA E316 in SBL BibLit)
𝔐Majority Text

Note Markers (for cut and paste)

Note Markers
¹ ² ³
ʰ ʲ ˡ
ʳ ˢ ʷ ˣ ʸ

This site uses the TypeGreek script for betacode, ported to jQuery and modified to make final sigmas more intuitive. It can be slow on texts longer than a few thousand characters.