Ancient Greek Letters

How many times have you heard the captain order “Attack Pattern Alpha” or something similar? We all know the first four letters, but what about the rest? Here’s a handy reference to check every letter—in order—and how to type them yourself (or just copy and paste them).

The Greek Alphabet
Name Samples Unicode Uppercase Unicode Lowercase Entity Uppercase Entity Lowercase
Alpha Α α U+0391 U+03B1 Α α
Beta Β β U+0392 U+03B2 Β β
Gamma Γ γ U+0393 U+03B3 Γ γ
Delta Δ δ U+0394 U+03B4 Δ δ
Epsilon Ε ε U+0395 U+03B5 Ε ε
Zeta Ζ ζ U+0396 U+03B6 Ζ ζ
Eta Η η U+0397 U+03B7 Η η
Theta Θ θ U+0398 U+03B8 Θ θ
Iota Ι ι U+0399 U+03B9 Ι ι
Kappa Κ κ U+039A U+03BA Κ κ
Lambda Λ λ U+039B U+03BB Λ λ
Mu Μ μ U+039C U+03BC Μ μ
Nu Ν ν U+039D U+03BD Ν ν
Xi Ξ ξ U+039E U+03BE Ξ ξ
Omicron Ο ο U+039F U+03BF Ο ο
Pi Π π U+03A0 U+03C0 Π π
Rho Ρ ρ U+03A1 U+03C1 Ρ ρ
Sigma** Σ σ/ς U+03A3 U+03C3
Σ σ
Tau Τ τ U+03A4 U+03C4 Τ τ
Upsilon Υ υ U+03A5 U+03C5 Υ υ
Phi Φ φ U+03A6 U+03C6 Φ φ
Chi Χ χ U+03A7 U+03C7 Χ χ
Psi Ψ ψ U+03A8 U+03C8 Ψ ψ
Omega Ω ω U+03A9 U+03C9 Ω ω

** The “final sigma” character (ς) is used at the end of a word instead of the standard sigma character.