Greek – UN/ELOT 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: UN/ELOT

The United Nations recommended system was approved in 1987 (resolution V/19), based on the ELOT 743 conversion system of the Greek Standardization Organization.

Other transliteration systems for Greek

The other currently supported transliteration systems for Greek are: Greeklish, and ISO 843.


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.