Braille pattern dots-1236

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6-dot braille cells

The Braille pattern dots-1236 ( ) is a 6-dot braille cell with the bottom right and all left-side dots raised, or an 8-dot braille cell with the top, upper-middle, and lower-middle left dots; and lower-middle right dot raised. It is represented by the Unicode code point U+2827, and in Braille ASCII with V.

Character ⠧ (braille pattern dots-1236)
Unicode name BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1236
Encodings decimal hex
Unicode 10279 U+2827
UTF-8 226 160 167 E2 A0 A7
Numeric character reference ⠧ ⠧
Braille ASCII 86 56

Unified Braille[edit]

In unified international braille, the braille pattern dots-1236 is used to represent a voiced labial plosive or labio-velar approximant, such as /v/, /β/, or /w/, and otherwise as needed.[1]

Table of unified braille values[edit]

French Braille V
English Braille V
English Contraction very
German Braille V
Bharati Braille व / ਵ / વ / ৱ / ୱ / ଵ / వ / ವ / വ / வ / ව / و ‎[2]
Icelandic Braille V
IPA Braille /v/
Russian Braille В
Slovak Braille V
Arabic Braille
Irish Braille V
Thai Braille b
Luxembourgish Braille v (miniscule)

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Other braille[edit]

Japanese Braille hi / ひ / ヒ [1]
Korean Braille wa / ㅘ [1]
Mainland Chinese Braille an [1]
Taiwanese Braille an / ㄢ
Two-Cell Chinese Braille lu- -ǐ/-ǔ/-ǚ
Algerian Braille ك ‎[1]

Plus dots 7 and 8[edit]

Related to Braille pattern dots-1236 are Braille patterns 12367, 12368, and 123678, which are used in 8-dot braille systems, such as Gardner-Salinas and Luxembourgish Braille.

Character ⡧ (braille pattern dots-12367) ⢧ (braille pattern dots-12368) ⣧ (braille pattern dots-123678)
Unicode name BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-12367 BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-12368 BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-123678
Encodings decimal hex decimal hex decimal hex
Unicode 10343 U+2867 10407 U+28A7 10471 U+28E7
UTF-8 226 161 167 E2 A1 A7 226 162 167 E2 A2 A7 226 163 167 E2 A3 A7
Numeric character reference ⡧ ⡧ ⢧ ⢧ ⣧ ⣧
dots 12367 dots 12368 dots 123678
Gardner Salinas Braille [3] V (capital) open displayed equation
Luxembourgish Braille [4] V (capital)

related 8-dot kantenji patterns[edit]

In the Japanese kantenji braille, the standard 8-dot Braille patterns 2378, 12378, 23478, and 123478 are the patterns related to Braille pattern dots-1236, since the two additional dots of kantenji patterns 01236, 12367, and 012367 are placed above the base 6-dot cell, instead of below, as in standard 8-dot braille.

Character ⣆ (braille pattern dots-2378) ⣇ (braille pattern dots-12378) ⣎ (braille pattern dots-23478) ⣏ (braille pattern dots-123478)
Unicode name BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-2378 BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-12378 BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-23478 BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-123478
Encodings decimal hex decimal hex decimal hex decimal hex
Unicode 10438 U+28C6 10439 U+28C7 10446 U+28CE 10447 U+28CF
UTF-8 226 163 134 E2 A3 86 226 163 135 E2 A3 87 226 163 142 E2 A3 8E 226 163 143 E2 A3 8F
Numeric character reference ⣆ ⣆ ⣇ ⣇ ⣎ ⣎ ⣏ ⣏

Kantenji using braille patterns 2378, 12378, 23478, or 123478[edit]

  • ⣏ (braille pattern dots-123478) - 進

Variants[edit]

  • ⠑ (braille pattern dots-15) ⣎ (braille pattern dots-23478) - selector 4 + ひ/進 = 皮
  • ⠱ (braille pattern dots-156) ⣎ (braille pattern dots-23478) - 比 + ひ/進 = 東

Compounds[edit]

  • ⣇ (braille pattern dots-12378) ⣆ (braille pattern dots-2378) ⡚ (braille pattern dots-2457) - ひ/進 + ひ/進 + ぬ/力 = 邊
  • ⣇ (braille pattern dots-12378) ⠞ (braille pattern dots-2345) - ひ/進 + え//袁 = 遠
  • ⡑ (braille pattern dots-157) ⣎ (braille pattern dots-23478) - や/病 + ひ//皮 = 疲
  • ⣑ (braille pattern dots-1578) ⣎ (braille pattern dots-23478) - ゆ/行 + ひ//皮 = 彼
  • ⣇ (braille pattern dots-12378) ⠬ (braille pattern dots-346) - ひ/進 + 宿/兆 = 逃
  • ⣇ (braille pattern dots-12378) ⡨ (braille pattern dots-467) - ひ/進 + を/貝/斤 = 近
  • ⠇ (braille pattern dots-123) ⣎ (braille pattern dots-23478) - い/糸 + ひ/進 = 練
  • ⡇ (braille pattern dots-1237) ⣎ (braille pattern dots-23478) - に/水 + ひ/進 = 波

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "World Braille Usage". UNESCO. Retrieved 2012-04-19. .
  2. ^ "Introductino to Bharati Braille". Retrieved 25 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Index of Topics in Braille Section". Oregon State University Science Access Project Braille topics. Retrieved 2012-04-29. 
  4. ^ UNESCO (2013). World Braille Usage. Washington, DC: National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress. p. 88. ISBN 978-0-8444-9564-4. 
  5. ^ "盲人と文字 -漢点字の世界". Retrieved 27 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "漢点字". Retrieved 27 December 2013. 
  7. ^ "漢点字入門". Retrieved 30 December 2013.