James Tauber jtauber at
Tue Nov 1 11:13:20 CDT 2016

On Tue, Nov 1, 2016 at 12:05 PM, Doug Ewell <doug at> wrote:

> James Tauber wrote:
> > 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.
> Sorry, I thought the OP was asking about the use of the specific
> character at U+1FBD. not about the koronis generally (which should
> normally be coded as U+0343). You are correct about the function of the
> koronis in Greek. Apologies if my answer was misleading.

I wasn't sure so I thought I'd complement your answer to cover all bases :-)
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