Doug Ewell doug at ewellic.org
Tue Nov 1 09:46:15 CDT 2016

IS META wrote:

> Can anyone tell me what the intended use(s) of the character ᾽ (U+1FBD
> GREEK KORONIS) is/are, please? Or, failing that, where I can find out?

Section 7.2, "Greek" in TUS 9.0 says:

> Greek Extended: U+1F00–U+1FFF
> [...]
> Spacing Diacritics. Sixteen additional spacing diacritical marks are
> provided in this character block for use in the representation of
> polytonic Greek texts. Each has an alternative representation for use
> with systems that support nonspacing marks. The nonspacing
> alternatives appear in Table 7-3. The spacing forms are meant for
> keyboards and pedagogical use and are not to be used in the
> representation of titlecase words. The compatibility decompositions of
> these spacing forms consist of the sequence U+0020 SPACE followed by
> the nonspacing form equivalents shown in Table 7-3.

Source: http://www.unicode.org/versions/Unicode9.0.0/ch07.pdf
Doug Ewell | Thornton, CO, US | ewellic.org

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