Greek – Greeklish transliteration system

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Greek virtual keyboard

The Greek virtual keyboard allows you to enter characters with a click of your mouse. There’s no need to change your keyboard layout anymore. The transliteration of each supported character is displayed on the right side of the character. You can then directly transliterate your text from one script to the other according to the selected transliteration system.

Language overview

Modern Greek (ελληνικά, transliterated in elliniká) belongs to the Hellenic branch of the Indo-European languages family. Official language in Greece and Cyprus, it counts about 15 million speakers. The Modern Greek language is written in an alphabet of 24 letters.

Transliteration system: Greeklish

Unlike standardized systems of Greek romanization, as used internationally for purposes such as rendering Greek names, or for bibliographic purposes, the term Greeklish mainly refers to informal, ad-hoc practices of writing Greek text in environments where the use of the Greek alphabet is technically impossible or cumbersome, especially in electronic media.

Other transliteration systems for Greek

The other currently supported transliteration systems for Greek are: ISO 843, and UN/ELOT.


Greek Grammar Greek Grammar
by , editors Benediction Classics (2010)

Greek: A Comprehensive Grammar of the Modern Language Greek: A Comprehensive Grammar of the Modern Language
by , editors Routledge (1997)

Guide de conversation grec Guide de conversation grec
by , editors Assimil (2010)

Dictionnaire grec Dictionnaire grec
editors Assimil (2009)

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Other supported languages

The other supported languages are: Abkhaz, Adyghe, Altai, Armenian (eastern, classical), Armenian (western), Azerbaijani (Azeri), Bashkir, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Carrier, Cherokee, Chuvash, Erzya, Georgian, Ingush, Inuktitut, Japanese, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Moldovan, Old Church Slavonic, Ossetian, Russian, Serbian, Tamazight, Tigrinya, Udmurt, Ukrainian, Vai, and Yakut.