If you write anything scientific or mathematical on the internet you will quickly find the need for several special characters that are not readily available on your keyboard.

This table contains many Greek letters but not all of them. It only contains upper and lowercase letters that are not available on a keyboard.

For example: the capital alpha A could be typed with a regular capital A or with the code & #913 or & Alpha. The results are the same.

These codes are presented with an extra space between the ampersand and the code. To use these codes, delete the extra space. It should be mentioned that not all symbols are supported by all browsers. Check before you publish.

More complete code lists are available.

Character |
Displayed |
HTML Code |

capital gamma | Γ | & #915; or & Gamma; |

capital delta | Δ | & #916; or & Delta; |

capital theta | Θ | & #920; or & Theta; |

capital lambda | Λ | & #923; or & Lamda; |

capital xi | Ξ | & #926; or & Xi; |

capital pi | Π | & #928; or & Pi; |

capital sigma | Σ | & #931; or & Sigma; |

capital phi | Φ | & #934; or & Phi; |

capital psi | Ψ | & #936; or & Psi; |

capital omega | Ω | & #937; or & Omega; |

small alpha | α | & #945; or & alpha; |

small beta | β | & #946; or & beta; |

small gamma | γ | & #947; or & gamma; |

small delta | δ | & #948; or & delta; |

small epsilon | ε | & #949; or & epsilon; |

small zeta | ζ | & #950; or & zeta; |

small eta | η | & #951; or & zeta; |

small theta | θ | & #952; or & theta; |

small iota | ι | & #953; or & iota; |

small kappa | κ | & #954; or & kappa; |

small lamda | λ | & #955; or & lambda; |

small mu | μ | & #956; or & mu; |

small nu | ν | & #957; or & nu; |

small xi | ξ | & #958; or & xi; |

small pi | π | & #960; or & pi; |

small rho | ρ | & #961; or & rho; |

small sigma | σ | & #963; or & sigma; |

small tau | τ | & #964; or & tau; |

small upsilon | υ | & #965; or & upsilon; |

small phi | φ | & #966; or & phi; |

small chi | χ | & #967; or & chi; |

small psi | ψ | & #968; or & psi; |

small omega | ω | & #969; or & omega; |