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README.md

README.md

Google Fonts Greek Glyphs Sets

Structure and Hierarchy of Glyph Sets for Greek:


###General Use

  1. Core Basic Monotonic set for everyday Modern Greek
  2. Plus Basic Polytonic set for Scholarly Greek
  3. Expert Small Caps for Core and Plus sets, Superscript Letters

###Scholarly Use

  1. Pro Extended Polytonic set for Ancient Greek Studies
  2. Archaic Variable Letterforms for Ancient Texts, Papyri
  3. Ancient Musical Symbols Greek and Byzantine Musical Symbols
  4. Coptic Liturgical language for Coptic Church

General Use

1. GF Greek Core, 77 glyphs total

+43 Optional Small Cap Glyphs

Basic Monotonic Greek

  • Basic Greek UC ΆΈΉΊΌΎΏΐΑΒΓΔΕΖΗΘΙΚΛΜΝΞΟΠΡΣΤΥΦΧΨΩΪΫ
  • Basic Greek LC άέήίΰαβγδεζηθικλμνξοπρςστυφχψωϊϋόύώ
  • Punctuation · ;
  • Greek numeral signs or keraia ʹ ͵
  • Accents ́ ΅
  • Kai symbol ϗ Ϗ

2. GF Greek Plus, 265 glyphs total

+185 Optional Small Cap Glyphs

Basic Polytonic Greek

  • Polytonic UC ἈἉἊἋἌἍἎἏἘἙἚἛἜἝἨἩἪἫἬἭἮἯἸἹἺἻἼἽἾἿὈὉὊὋὌὍὙὛὝὟὨὩὪὫὬὭὮὯᾈᾉᾊᾋᾌᾍᾎᾏᾘᾙᾚᾛᾜᾝᾞᾟᾨᾩᾪᾫᾬᾭᾮᾯᾸᾹᾺΆᾼῈΈῊΉῌῘῙῚΊῨῩῪΎῬῸΌῺΏῼ
  • Polytonic LC ἀἁἂἃἄἅἆἇἐἑἒἓἔἕἠἡἢἣἤἥἦἧἰἱἲἳἴἵἶἷὀὁὂὃὄὅὐὑὒὓὔὕὖὗὠὡὢὣὤὥὦὧὰάὲέὴήὶίὸόὺύὼώᾀᾁᾂᾃᾄᾅᾆᾇᾐᾑᾒᾓᾔᾕᾖᾗᾠᾡᾢᾣᾤᾥᾦᾧᾰᾱᾲᾳᾴᾶᾷιῂῃῄῆῇῐῑῒΐῖῗῠῡῢΰῤῥῦῧῲῳῴῶῷ
  • Accents ́ ` ῀ `
  • Breathings ῾ ᾿
  • Combinations ῁ ῍ ῎ ῏ ῝ ῞ ῟ ̈́
  • Diactritics ͅ ι
  • Punctuation
  • Combining Marks ̓ ΅ ͂ ͅ
  • Iota Adscript as ss01 ᾈᾉᾊᾋᾌᾍᾎᾏᾘᾙᾚᾛᾜᾝᾞᾟᾨᾩᾪᾫᾬᾭᾮᾯᾼῌῼ

3. GF Greek Expert, 283 glyphs total

Small Caps for Core and Plus sets, Superscript Letters

  • Core .sc άέήίΰαβγδεζηθικλμνξοπρςστυφχψωϊϋόύώ
  • Plus .sc ἀἁἂἃἄἅἆἇἐἑἒἓἔἕἠἡἢἣἤἥἦἧἰἱἲἳἴἵἶἷὀὁὂὃὄὅὐὑὒὓὔὕὖὗὠὡὢὣὤὥὦὧὰάὲέὴήὶίὸόὺύὼώᾀᾁᾂᾃᾄᾅᾆᾇᾐᾑᾒᾓᾔᾕᾖᾗᾠᾡᾢᾣᾤᾥᾦᾧᾰᾱᾲᾳᾴᾶᾷιῂῃῄῆῇῐῑῒΐῖῗῠῡῢΰῤῥῦῧῲῳῴῶῷ Ϗ
  • Archaic Numerals .sc ϛ ϟ ϡ ϝ
  • Iota Adscript as ss01 .sc ᾈᾉᾊᾋᾌᾍᾎᾏᾘᾙᾚᾛᾜᾝᾞᾟᾨᾩᾪᾫᾬᾭᾮᾯᾼῌῼ
  • Superior Letters .sups ΑΒΓΔΕΖΗΘΙΚΛΜΝΞΟΠΡΣΤΥΦΧΨΩαβγδεζηθικλμνξοπρςστυφχψω

  • Ligatures λλ γγ

Scholarly Use

1. GF Greek Pro, 82 glyphs total

Extended Polytonic Greek, for scholarly edition of ancient texts (Ancient and Roman Greece studies, Byzantine studies, Greek Biblical studies)

N.B. List of characters from GF Latin Plus and Pro sets that are prerequisites to this set.

char nice name (Glyphs App) uni name set
1 ² twosuperior uni00B2 GF Latin Plus
2 ³ threesuperior uni00B3 GF Latin Plus
3 ¹ onesuperior uni00B9 GF Latin Plus
4 zerosuperior uni0270 GF Latin Pro
5 dagger uni2020 GF Latin Plus
6 daggerdbl uni2021 GF Latin Plus
7 foursuperior uni2074 GF Latin Plus
8 fivesuperior uni2075 GF Latin Pro
9 sixsuperior uni2076 GF Latin Pro
10 sevensuperior uni2077 GF Latin Pro
11 eightsuperior uni2078 GF Latin Pro
12 ninesuperior uni2079 GF Latin Pro
13 zeroinferior uni2080 GF Latin Pro
14 oneinferior uni2081 GF Latin Pro
15 twoinferior uni2082 GF Latin Pro
16 threeinferior uni2083 GF Latin Pro
17 fourinferior uni2084 GF Latin Pro
18 fiveinferior uni2085 GF Latin Pro
19 sixinferior uni2086 GF Latin Pro
20 seveninferior uni2087 GF Latin Pro
21 eightinferior uni2088 GF Latin Pro
22 nineinferior uni2089 GF Latin Pro
  • Archaic Letters and Numerals Ϛ Ϟ Ϡ Ϝ ϛ ϟ ϡ ϝ
  • Ancient Greek Textual symbols ⸎ ⸏ ⸐ ⸑ ⸒ ⸓ ⸔ ⸕ ⸖ ⸗
  • Archaic Punctuation ※ ⁂ ‿ ͜ ˙ ⁖ ⁘ ⁙ ⁚ ⁛ ⁜ ⁝ ⁞ ⊗ ⋮
  • Greek Metrical Symbols ⏑ ⏒ ⏓ ⏔ ⏕ ⏖ ⏗ ⏘ ⏙
  • Critical Sigla ̅ ̣ ͙ ‖ ⁺ ⁻ ⁼ ₊ ₋ ₌ ⫽ ⸀ ⸁ ⸂ ⸃ ⸄ ⸅ ⸆ ⸇ ⸈ ⸉ ⸊ ⸋ ⸌ ⸍ 〈 〉《 》「 」〚 〛
  • Biblical Apparatus ℵ ℶ 𝑙 𝔖 𝔐 𝔓 𝔭

N.B. For certain design cases it is best practice to include inital and final variants of ̅ overlinecomb (uni0305):

  • overlinecomb.init, cropped on the left
  • overlinecomb.fina, cropped on the right

2. GF Greek Archaic, 143 glyphs total

Archaic, Papyri

  • Archaic UC ϘϚϜϞϠϺ
  • Archaic LC ϙϛϝϟϡϻ
  • Variant Letterforms κρςΣ, Θϐϑϒϓϔϕϖε϶
  • Additional Letter ϳ
  • Additional Archaic Letters for Bactrian Ϸϸ
  • Symbols ϼ ☧
  • Editorial Symbols ϽϾϿ
  • Ancient Greek Mathematical Character ⟀ ⟁
  • Ancient Greek Acrophonic Numerals 𐅀𐅁𐅂𐅃𐅆𐅇𐅈𐅉𐅊𐅋𐅌𐅍𐅎𐅏𐅐𐅑𐅒𐅓𐅔𐅕𐅖𐅗𐅘𐅙𐅚𐅛𐅜𐅝𐅞𐅟𐅠𐅡𐅢𐅣𐅤𐅥𐅦𐅧𐅨𐅩𐅪𐅫𐅬𐅭𐅮𐅯𐅰𐅱𐅲𐅳𐅴
  • Geometric shape
  • Astrological symbols ★☉☊☋☌☍☽☾☿♀♁♂♃♄♅♆♇♈♉♊♋♌♍♎♏♐♑♒♓

3. GF Ancient Musical Symbols, 316 glyphs total

  • Greek Vocal Notation Symbols
  • Greek Instrumental Notation Symbols
  • Byzantine Musical Symbols

4. GF Coptic, 137 glyphs total

Coptic U+03E2 – U+03EF, Coptic Unicode block U+2C80 – U+2CFF

  • Coptic Letters ϢϣϤϥϦϧϨϩϪϫϬϭϮϯ
  • Bohairic Coptic UC ⲀⲂⲄⲆⲈⲊⲌⲎⲐⲒⲔⲖⲘⲚⲜⲞⲠⲢⲤⲦⲨⲪⲬⲮⲰ
  • Bohairic Coptic LC ⲁⲃⲅⲇⲉⲋⲍⲏⲑⲓⲕⲗⲙⲛⲝⲟⲡⲣⲥⲧⲩⲫⲭⲯⲱ
  • Old Coptic and Dialect Letters UC ⲲⲴⲶⲸⲺⲼⲾⳀⳂⳄⳆⳈⳊⳌⳎⳐⳒⳔⳖⳘⳚ
  • Old Coptic and Dialect Letters LC ⲳⲵⲷⲹⲻⲽⲿⳁⳃⳅⳇⳉⳋⳍⳏⳑⳓⳕⳗⳙⳛ
  • Old Nubian Letters ⳜⳞⳠⳢⳝⳟⳡⳣ
  • Symbols ⳤ⳥⳦⳧⳨⳩⳪
  • Cryptogrammic Letters ⳫⳬⳭⳮ⳯⳰⳱
  • Combining Marks ⳯⳰⳱
  • Bohairic Coptic Letters Ⳳⳳ
  • Old Nubian Punctuation ⳹⳺⳻⳼
  • Coptic Fraction
  • Punctuation ⳾ ⳿

Acknowledgements:

GF Greek Glyph Sets defined by Irene Vlachou @irenevl and Thomas Linard @thlinard. Documented by Alexei Vanyashin @alexeiva January 2017.

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