Braille pattern dots-1456

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6-dot braille cells

The Braille pattern dots-1456 ( ) is a 6-dot braille cell with both top, the middle right, and bottom right dots raised, or an 8-dot braille cell with both top, the upper-middle right, and lower-middle right dots raised. It is represented by the Unicode code point U+2839, and in Braille ASCII with a question mark: ?.

Character ⠹ (braille pattern dots-1456)
Unicode name BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1456
Encodings decimal hex
Unicode 10297 U+2839
UTF-8 226 160 185 E2 A0 B9
Numeric character reference ⠹ ⠹
Braille ASCII 63 3F

Unified Braille[edit]

In unified international braille, the braille pattern dots-1456 is used to represent a voiceless dental fricative, i.e. /θ/, and is otherwise assigned as needed.[1]

Table of unified braille values[edit]

French Braille Ô, mathematical 4
English Braille Th
English Contraction this
German Braille Ch
Bharati Braille थ / ਥ / થ / থ / ଥ / థ / ಥ / ഥ / ථ / تھ ‎[2]
Icelandic Braille Ó
IPA Braille bridge diacritic
Russian Braille Ї
Arabic Braille ث
Persian Braille ث
Irish Braille th
Thai Braille ph
Luxembourgish Braille 4 (four)

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Other braille[edit]

Japanese Braille su / す / ス [1]
Mainland Chinese Braille yong, -iong [1]
Taiwanese Braille yin, -in / ㄧㄣ
Two-Cell Chinese Braille zu- -áng
Nemeth Braille open fraction [2]
Gardner Salinas Braille 4 [3]
Algerian Braille ـُ ‎(ḍammah)[1]

Plus dots 7 and 8[edit]

Related to Braille pattern dots-1456 are Braille patterns 14567, 14568, and 145678, which are used in 8-dot braille systems, such as Gardner-Salinas and Luxembourgish Braille.

Character ⡹ (braille pattern dots-14567) ⢹ (braille pattern dots-14568) ⣹ (braille pattern dots-145678)
Unicode name BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-14567 BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-14568 BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-145678
Encodings decimal hex decimal hex decimal hex
Unicode 10361 U+2879 10425 U+28B9 10489 U+28F9
UTF-8 226 161 185 E2 A1 B9 226 162 185 E2 A2 B9 226 163 185 E2 A3 B9
Numeric character reference ⡹ ⡹ ⢹ ⢹ ⣹ ⣹
dots 14567 dots 14568 dots 145678
Gardner Salinas Braille [3]

related 8-dot kantenji patterns[edit]

In the Japanese kantenji braille, the standard 8-dot Braille patterns 2568, 12568, 24568, and 124568 are the patterns related to Braille pattern dots-1456, since the two additional dots of kantenji patterns 01456, 14567, and 014567 are placed above the base 6-dot cell, instead of below, as in standard 8-dot braille.

Character ⢲ (braille pattern dots-2568) ⢳ (braille pattern dots-12568) ⢺ (braille pattern dots-24568) ⢻ (braille pattern dots-124568)
Unicode name BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-2568 BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-12568 BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-24568 BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-124568
Encodings decimal hex decimal hex decimal hex decimal hex
Unicode 10418 U+28B2 10419 U+28B3 10426 U+28BA 10427 U+28BB
UTF-8 226 162 178 E2 A2 B2 226 162 179 E2 A2 B3 226 162 186 E2 A2 BA 226 162 187 E2 A2 BB
Numeric character reference ⢲ ⢲ ⢳ ⢳ ⢺ ⢺ ⢻ ⢻

Kantenji using braille patterns 2568, 12568, 24568, or 124568[edit]

  • ⢻ (braille pattern dots-124568) - 発

Variants[edit]

  • ⢳ (braille pattern dots-12568) ⠘ (braille pattern dots-45) - す/発/ス + selector 4 = 久

Compounds[edit]

  • ⢷ (braille pattern dots-123568) ⡲ (braille pattern dots-2567) ⢺ (braille pattern dots-24568) - せ/食 + つ/土 + す/発 = 鰹

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "World Braille Usage". UNESCO. Retrieved 2012-04-19. .
  2. ^ a b "Introductino to Bharati Braille". Retrieved 25 April 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Index of Topics in Braille Section". Oregon State University Science Access Project Braille topics. Retrieved 2012-04-29. 
  4. ^ "盲人と文字 -漢点字の世界". Retrieved 27 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "漢点字". Retrieved 27 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "漢点字入門". Retrieved 30 December 2013.