TeX - LaTeX Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for users of TeX, LaTeX, ConTeXt, and related typesetting systems. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

How do we write the Greek delta symbol with a cut in it as in \hbar (which produces a cut in h)?

share|improve this question
Welcome to TeX.SX! – Paul Gessler Apr 6 '14 at 12:26

I copied the definition of \hbar, but inserted \delta instead of h and adjusted kerning.

\nopagenumbers% for cropping
\def\deltabar{{\mathchar '26\mkern -10mu\delta}}

enter image description here

share|improve this answer

Probably you are meaning \dh (U+00F0 LATIN SMALL LETTER ETH)? This is available in encoding T1:



share|improve this answer
I don't know whether to upvote this! – Pål GD Apr 6 '14 at 20:01

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.