Re: identifying greek characters in an old book

From: Christopher Fynn (
Date: Tue Oct 18 2005 - 03:25:25 CST

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    John Hudson wrote:
    > suzanne mccarthy wrote:
    >> I am just wondering what you meant by a codepoint for 'kai'. Does it
    >> have a special codepoint?
    > Yes. Kai is separately encoded as a character (U+03D7) because it is
    > sometimes used even in modern Greek in a manner similar to the Latin
    > ampersand. [The Coptic equivalent is also separately encoded, following
    > the fairly recent disunification of the Greek and Coptic scripts in
    > Unicode.]

    So could this other Kai abbreviation be considered as an alternate
    glyph form of U+03D7?

    - C

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