Braille pattern dots-3456

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6-dot braille cells

The Braille pattern dots-3456 ( ) is a 6-dot braille cell with the top right, middle right, and both bottom dots raised, or an 8-dot braille cell with the top right, upper-middle right, and both lower-middle dots raised. It is represented by the Unicode code point U+283c, and in Braille ASCII with a number sign: #.

Character ⠼ (braille pattern dots-3456)
Unicode name BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-3456
Encodings decimal hex
Unicode 10300 U+283C
UTF-8 226 160 188 E2 A0 BC
Numeric character reference ⠼ ⠼
Braille ASCII 35 23

Unified Braille[edit]

In unified international braille, the braille pattern dots-3456 is used as a number indicator.[1]

Table of unified braille values[edit]

French Braille number indicator
English Braille number indicator
English Contraction -ble†
German Braille number indicator, ich
Bharati Braille ण / ਣ / ણ / ণ / ଣ / ణ / ಣ / ണ / ண [2]
IPA Braille /ɹ/
Russian Braille number indicator
Persian Braille number indicator
Luxembourgish Braille 0 (zero)

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† Abolished in Unified English Braille

Other braille[edit]

Japanese Braille number indicator [1]
Mainland Chinese Braille eng [1]
Two-Cell Chinese Braille -ěi, number indicator
Nemeth Braille number indicator [2]
Gardner Salinas Braille # (number sign) [3]

Plus dots 7 and 8[edit]

Related to Braille pattern dots-3456 are Braille patterns 34567, 34568, and 345678, which are used in 8-dot braille systems, such as Gardner-Salinas and Luxembourgish Braille.

Character ⡼ (braille pattern dots-34567) ⢼ (braille pattern dots-34568) ⣼ (braille pattern dots-345678)
Unicode name BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-34567 BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-34568 BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-345678
Encodings decimal hex decimal hex decimal hex
Unicode 10364 U+287C 10428 U+28BC 10492 U+28FC
UTF-8 226 161 188 E2 A1 BC 226 162 188 E2 A2 BC 226 163 188 E2 A3 BC
Numeric character reference ⡼ ⡼ ⢼ ⢼ ⣼ ⣼
dots 34567 dots 34568 dots 345678
Gardner Salinas Braille [3] $ (dollar sign) £ (pound sign) close displayed equation

related 8-dot kantenji patterns[edit]

In the Japanese kantenji braille, the standard 8-dot Braille patterns 5678, 15678, 45678, and 145678 are the patterns related to Braille pattern dots-3456, since the two additional dots of kantenji patterns 03456, 34567, and 034567 are placed above the base 6-dot cell, instead of below, as in standard 8-dot braille.

Character ⣰ (braille pattern dots-5678) ⣱ (braille pattern dots-15678) ⣸ (braille pattern dots-45678) ⣹ (braille pattern dots-145678)
Unicode name BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-5678 BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-15678 BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-45678 BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-145678
Encodings decimal hex decimal hex decimal hex decimal hex
Unicode 10480 U+28F0 10481 U+28F1 10488 U+28F8 10489 U+28F9
UTF-8 226 163 176 E2 A3 B0 226 163 177 E2 A3 B1 226 163 184 E2 A3 B8 226 163 185 E2 A3 B9
Numeric character reference ⣰ ⣰ ⣱ ⣱ ⣸ ⣸ ⣹ ⣹

Kantenji using braille patterns 5678, 15678, 45678, or 145678[edit]

  • ⣹ (braille pattern dots-145678) - 火

Compounds[edit]

  • ⡕ (braille pattern dots-1357) ⣸ (braille pattern dots-45678) - の/私 + 火 = 秋
  • ⣱ (braille pattern dots-15678) ⣴ (braille pattern dots-35678) ⠪ (braille pattern dots-246) - 火 + も/門 + ら/月 = 燗
  • ⣱ (braille pattern dots-15678) ⡴ (braille pattern dots-3567) ⣺ (braille pattern dots-245678) - 火 + と/戸 + む/車 = 煽
  • ⠗ (braille pattern dots-1235) ⣸ (braille pattern dots-45678) - え/言 + 火 = 談

[4] [5] [6]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "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.