Tamil Keyboard

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To type directly with the computer keyboard:

  • Type th, ph, kh, ps for θ, φ, χ, ψ
  • Type a space key after s to change the final letter σ into ς
  • Type b=, k=, s=, f= for the special characters
  • Type j (or è) for η
  • Type u (or y) for υ
  • Type w (or ô) for ω
  • Type the apostrophe ['] to get an acute accent, example: a' for ά
  • Type the apostrophe several times to get the other diacritics, example: a'' a''' a'''' to get: ὰ ᾰ ᾱ
  • Type & for a circumflex accent (may appear in the form of a tilde); example: a& for ᾶ
  • Type h- for a rough breathing; example: ha for ἁ
  • Type hh- for a smooth breathing; example: hha for ἀ
  • Type the apostrophe['] with r' and r'' to get: ῥ and ῤ
  • Type the apostrophe ['] after the breathings, example: ha', ha'' and hha', hha'' to get: ἅ ἃ ἄ ἂ
  • Type = to add the iota subscript; example: a= for ᾳ

The question mark [?] is written in Greek with a semicolon ;
The semicolon [;] is written in Greek with the mark · (the key on the right of the keyboard)
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