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Pure Greek only alphabet for Coptic[edit]

Greek Name coptic name translit. (IPA)
Alpha alpʰa a ([ɑ, ʕ, ʔ])
Beta bēta b, v, w
Gamma gamma g (/k/, /g, ŋ, ɣ/)
Delta dalda d (/d, ð/)
Epsilon ei e
Wau (digamma) fai f
Stigma ti ti (/ti, c/)
Zeta zēta z (/s/, /z/)
Heta hori h, ḥ
Eta ēta ē (/eː, ɛː, i/)
Theta tʰēta tʰ (/tʰ, θ/)
Iota iōta i (/i, j/)
Yot jōt j (/j/)
Kappa kappa k, q
Lambda laula l
Mu m
Nu n
Xi kˢi kˢ (/ks/)
Omicron ou o
Pi pi p, b
San ḏanḏia ḏ (/ʤ, g, ɟ/)
Qoppa čima č (/q, ʧ, gʲ, ʃ/)
Rho r
Sigma sēmma s
Tau tau t (/t, d/)
Upsilon he u (/u, w, i, v/)
Phi pʰi pʰ (/pʰ, f/)
Chi kʰi kʰ (/kʰ, χ, ʃ/)
Psi pˢi pˢ (/ps/)
Omega ō ō (/oː/)
Sampi (disigma) ḫai ḫ (/x/)
Sho šai š (/ʃ/)

Sou as soundless derivative of soundful Stigma, and pˢis ənše as soundless derivative of soundful sampi can be discarded. As you see, Coptic language can be covered by native Greek letters only. Adding Demotic letters was nothing more than breaking open door. All images of all letters are here: http://unicode.org/charts/PDF/U0370.pdf 91.94.168.213 15:02, 27 June 2008 (UTC)

Original Greek numeric and sound values[edit]

Greek alphabet
Letter Name Sound Value
Αα αλφα [a] 1
Ββ βῆτα [b] 2
Γγ γάμμα [g] 3
Δδ δέλτα [d] 4
Εε εψιλόν [e] 5
Ϝϝ ϝαυ [w] 6
Ϛϛ ϛῖγμα [st] 6
Ζζ ζῆτα [zd] 7
Ͱͱ ͱἦτα [h] 8
Ηη ητα [ɛ] 8
Θθ θῆτα [tʰ] 9
Ιι ιῶτα [i] 10
ȷῶτ [j] 10
Κκ κάππα [k] 20
Λλ λάμβδα [l] 30
Μμ μῦ [m] 40
Νν νῦ [n] 50
Ξξ ξῖ [ks] 60
Οο ομικρόν [o] 70
Ππ πῖ [p] 80
Ϻϻ ϻάν [s] 90
Ϙϙ ϙόππα [q] 90
Ρρ ρῶ [r] 100
Σσ σῖγμα [s] 200
Ττ ταῦ [t] 300
Υυ υψιλόν [y] 400
Φφ φῖ [pʰ] 500
Χχ χῖ [kʰ] 600
Ψψ ψῖ [ps] 700
Ωω ωμέγα [ɔ] 800
Ͳͳ ͳαμπῖ [ss] 900
Ϸϸ ϸω [ʃ] 900

Table presents full Greek alphabet as used by Greeks. 87.96.32.168 09:08, 28 June 2008 (UTC)