Ancient Greek apostrophe marking elision

Kalvesmaki, Joel via Unicode unicode at
Mon Jan 28 09:34:02 CST 2019

Yes, we use U+2019 in either case. We might do something different if we ever run across a case where the two different types are justifiably adjacent, but that would be a rare case indeed.


From: James Tauber <jtauber at>
Sent: Monday, January 28, 2019 10:27:23 AM
To: Kalvesmaki, Joel
Cc: Mark Davis ☕️; unicode at; Richard Wordingham
Subject: Re: Ancient Greek apostrophe marking elision

On Mon, Jan 28, 2019 at 10:21 AM Kalvesmaki, Joel <KalvesmakiJ at<mailto:KalvesmakiJ at>> wrote:

In publishing critical editions of ancient/medieval Greek texts, I regularly deals with editions that mix elision and closing single-quotation marks.

You have my sympathies :-)

But you use U+2019 for both, right? (just checking as another data point against U+02BC)



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