Arabic Supplement

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Arabic Supplement
RangeU+0750..U+077F
(48 code points)
PlaneBMP
ScriptsArabic
Major alphabetsKhowar
Torwali
Burushaski
African languages
Early Persian
Assigned48 code points
Unused0 reserved code points
Unicode version history
4.1 (2005)30 (+30)
5.1 (2008)48 (+18)
Chart
Code chart
Note: [1][2]

Arabic Supplement is a Unicode block that encodes Arabic letter variants used for writing non-Arabic languages, including languages of Pakistan and Africa, and old Persian.

Block[edit]

Arabic Supplement[1]
Official Unicode Consortium code chart (PDF)
  0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C D E F
U+075x ݐ ݑ ݒ ݓ ݔ ݕ ݖ ݗ ݘ ݙ ݚ ݛ ݜ ݝ ݞ ݟ
U+076x ݠ ݡ ݢ ݣ ݤ ݥ ݦ ݧ ݨ ݩ ݪ ݫ ݬ ݭ ݮ ݯ
U+077x ݰ ݱ ݲ ݳ ݴ ݵ ݶ ݷ ݸ ݹ ݺ ݻ ݼ ݽ ݾ ݿ
Notes
1.^ As of Unicode version 14.0

History[edit]

The following Unicode-related documents record the purpose and process of defining specific characters in the Arabic Supplement block:

Version Final code points[a] Count L2 ID WG2 ID Document
4.1 U+0750..0769 26 L2/02-274 Kew, Jonathan (2002-07-16), Proposal for extensions to the Arabic block
L2/03-168 Kew, Jonathan (2003-06-02), Proposal to encode Arabic-script letters for African languages
L2/03-176 Kew, Jonathan (2003-06-03), Proposal to encode Jawi and Moroccan Arabic GAF characters
L2/03-210 Kew, Jonathan (2003-06-12), Draft chart showing UTC #95 additions to Arabic blocks
L2/03-223 N2598 Kew, Jonathan (2003-07-10), Proposal to encode additional Arabic-script characters
U+076A 1 L2/03-228R2 N2627 Kew, Jonathan (2003-09-29), Proposal to encode Marwari LAM WITH BAR Character
L2/03-240R3 Moore, Lisa (2003-10-21), "Marwari Lam with Bar (B.14.6)", UTC #96 Minutes
U+076B..076D 3 L2/04-025R N2723 Kew, Jonathan (2004-03-15), Proposal to encode Additional Arabic script characters
5.1 U+076E..077D 16 N3117 Bashir, Elena; Hussain, Sarmad; Anderson, Deborah (2006-07-27), Proposal to add characters needed for Khowar, Torwali, and Burushaski
L2/06-150 Bashir, Elena (2006-05-05), Letters of support for characters needed for Khowar, Torwali, and Burushaski
L2/06-149 Bashir, Elena; Hussain, Sarmad; Anderson, Deborah (2006-05-09), Proposal to add characters needed for Khowar, Torwali, and Burushaski
L2/06-108 Moore, Lisa (2006-05-25), "C.18", UTC #107 Minutes
N3153 (pdf, doc) Umamaheswaran, V. S. (2007-02-16), "M49.8", Unconfirmed minutes of WG 2 meeting 49 AIST, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan; 2006-09-25/29
L2/06-328 Pournader, Roozbeh (2006-10-11), Proposal to change the previously decided name of some Arabic characters
L2/06-324R2 Moore, Lisa (2006-11-29), "Consensus 109-C27", UTC #109 Minutes
L2/07-268 N3253 (pdf, doc) Umamaheswaran, V. S. (2007-07-26), "M50.4e", Unconfirmed minutes of WG 2 meeting 50, Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany; 2007-04-24/27, Names of characters in the range 0773 to 077D are changed by replacing the word 'EASTERN' with 'EXTENDED' in them.
L2/07-264 Anderson, Deborah (2007-08-06), Shaping behavior of Burushaski characters and other Arabic additions in L2/06-149
L2/07-225 Moore, Lisa (2007-08-21), "Burushaski Shaping Behavior", UTC #112 Minutes
L2/10-158 Mansour, Kamal (2010-05-04), Shaping Behavior of U+0777
L2/10-108 Moore, Lisa (2010-05-19), "Action item 123-A50", UTC #123 / L2 #220 Minutes, Suggest clarifying text in section 8.2 of TUS 5.2 pp 248-249 regarding Yeh and Farsi Yeh joining groups.
U+077E..077F 2 L2/06-345R N3180R Everson, Michael; Pournader, Roozbeh; Sarbar, Elnaz (2006-10-24), Proposal to encode eight Arabic characters for Persian and Azerbaijani in the UCS
L2/06-324R2 Moore, Lisa (2006-11-29), "C.12", UTC #109 Minutes
L2/07-268 N3253 (pdf, doc) Umamaheswaran, V. S. (2007-07-26), "M50.15", Unconfirmed minutes of WG 2 meeting 50, Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany; 2007-04-24/27
  1. ^ Proposed code points and characters names may differ from final code points and names

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Unicode character database". The Unicode Standard. Retrieved 2016-07-09.
  2. ^ "Enumerated Versions of The Unicode Standard". The Unicode Standard. Retrieved 2016-07-09.