Jelks Cabaniss wrote:

> If any classical Greek scholars on the list have an answer to the riddle at
> I would be very grateful.

The Greek perispomeni accent can be written as either a tilde-like form or as an
inverted-breve. So it is likely that you are looking at perispomeni. In this case the
Unicode codepoints you want are

U+1FE6 ypsilon with perispomeni
U+1FF6 omega with perispomeni

John Hudson


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