From: Doug Ewell <>
Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2016 09:05:49 -0700

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.

Doug Ewell | Thornton, CO, US |
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