Tamil (Unicode block)

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Tamil
Range U+0B80..U+0BFF
(128 code points)
Plane BMP
Scripts Tamil
Major alphabets Tamil
Badaga
Saurashtra
Assigned 72 code points
Unused 56 reserved code points
Source standards ISCII
Unicode version history
1.0.0 61 (+61)
4.0 69 (+8)
4.1 71 (+2)
5.1 72 (+1)
Note: [1][2]

Tamil is a Unicode block containing characters for the Tamil, Badaga, and Saurashtra languages of Tamil Nadu India, Sri Lanka, Singapore, and Malaysia. In its original incarnation, the code points U+0B02..U+0BCD were a direct copy of the Tamil characters A2-ED from the 1988 ISCII standard. The Devanagari, Bengali, Gurmukhi, Gujarati, Oriya, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam blocks were similarly all based on their ISCII encodings.

Tamil[1][2]
Official Unicode Consortium code chart (PDF)
  0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C D E F
U+0B8x
U+0B9x
U+0BAx
U+0BBx ி
U+0BCx
U+0BDx
U+0BEx
U+0BFx
Notes
1.^ As of Unicode version 7.0
2.^ Grey areas indicate non-assigned code points

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Unicode character database". The Unicode Standard. Retrieved 22 March 2013. 
  2. ^ The Unicode Standard Version 1.0, Volume 1. Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc. 1990, 1991. ISBN 0-201-56788-1.  Check date values in: |date= (help)