[tex-hyphen] Hyphenation of polytonic Greek (expressed in Unicode)

Arthur Reutenauer arthur.reutenauer at normalesup.org
Thu Sep 12 19:02:54 CEST 2013

> 1) Are there patterns available for polytonic Greek expressed in
> Unicode (and if so, a link or pointer would be helpful)

  Yes, of course.


  They ship with every modern TeX distribution.  You can instruct TeX
Live to load them into XeTeX when building the format file.

> 2) If a paragraph contains a mixture of both English and polytonic
> Greek, is it possible for both languages to be correctly hyphenated,
> and if so, how ?

  Just change \language whenever you switch between English and Greek
(provided both pattern sets have been dumped in the format as hinted


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