James Tauber jtauber at
Tue Nov 1 09:51:07 CDT 2016

The koronis (often latinized as coronis) is a diacritic used in Ancient
Greek texts (although later, not at the time they were written).

It's written over a vowel to indicate contraction by crasis.



On Tue, Nov 1, 2016 at 9:51 AM, IS META <ismeta.wikt at> wrote:

> Dear subscribers to the Unicode public general mail list,
> 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?
> Many thanks in advance for any help you can provide. Apologies if this is
> not the right forum in which to ask this question.
> Yours faithfully,
> I.S.M.E.T.A.

James Tauber
@jtauber on Twitter
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