Greek Alphabet Symbols - Alt Codes

List of Alt Codes for special letters in the Greek alphabet. Learn how to type Greek special letters by using their Alt Codes.

This chart of teh Greek alphabet provides ALT codes that you can enter into a variety of platforms, Mac and PC programs when the character isn't available on the keyboard.

Here is the letters in the Greek alphabet in the correct order: Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, Epsilon, Zeta, Eta, Theta, Iota, Kappa, Lambda, Mu, Nu, Xi, Omicron, Pi, Rho, Sigma, Tau, Upsilon, Phi, Chi, Psi, and Omega.

greek alphabet alt codes
Alt Code Symbol Description
Alt 224 α Alpha
Alt 225 ß Beta
Alt 226 Γ Gamma
Alt 235 δ Delta
Alt 238 ε Epsilon
Alt 233 Θ Theta
Alt 227 π Pi
Alt 230 µ Mu
Alt 228 Σ Uppercase Sigma
Alt 229 σ Lowercase sigma
Alt 231 τ Tau
Alt 232 Φ Uppercase Phi
Alt 237 φ Lowercase Phi
Alt 234 Ω Omega

How to type special Greek letters by using their Alt Codes?

  • Make sure you switch on the NumLock,
  • press and hold down the Alt key,
  • type the Alt Code value of the special Greek letter, for example, for beta, type 225 on the numeric pad,
  • release the Alt key and you got β.

*You must type, preceding 0.

** Above mentioned procedure is not aplicable for MacOS.

For more information on how to use charecters, symbols, and emojis please check our How to use Alt-Codes? page.

Greek alphabet letters are used as math and science symbols.

Greek alphabet list

Upper Case Letter Lower Case Letter Greek Letter Name English Equivalent
Α α Alpha a
Β β Beta b
Γ γ Gamma g
Δ δ Delta d
Ε ε Epsilon e
Ζ ζ Zeta z
Η η Eta h
Θ θ Theta th
Ι ι Iota i
Κ κ Kappa k
Λ λ Lambda l
Μ μ Mu m
Ν ν Nu n
Ξ ξ Xi x
Ο ο Omicron o
Π π Pi p
Ρ ρ Rho r
Σ σ,ς * Sigma s
Τ τ Tau t
Υ υ Upsilon u
Φ φ Phi ph
Χ χ Chi ch
Ψ ψ Psi ps
Ω ω Omega o

* second lower case sigma letter is used in word final position

Greek alphabet origins

Egyptian hieroglyphs (3500 BC)
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Proto-Sinaitic alphabet (1800 BC)
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Phoenician alphabet (1200 BC)
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Greek alphabet (800 BC)