Bopomofo Extended

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Bopomofo Extended
Range U+31A0..U+31BF
(32 code points)
Plane BMP
Scripts Bopomofo
Major alphabets phonetic Min Nan and Hakka
Assigned 27 code points
Unused 5 reserved code points
Unicode version history
3.0 24 (+24)
6.0 27 (+3)

Note: [1][2]

Bopomofo Extended is a Unicode block containing additional Bopomofo characters for writing phonetic Min Nan, Hakka Chinese, Hmu, and Ge. The basic set of Bopomofo characters can be found in the Bopomofo block.

Block[edit]

Bopomofo Extended[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+31Ax
U+31Bx
Notes
1.^ As of Unicode version 11.0
2.^ Grey areas indicate non-assigned code points

History[edit]

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

Version Final code points[a] Count L2 ID WG2 ID Document
3.0 U+31A0..31B7 24 L2/98-090 N1713R Proposal to add 24 extended Bopomofo and 2 modifier letters for Minnan and Hakka, 1998-03-19 
6.0 U+31B8..31BA 3 L2/09-049 N3570 West, Andrew (2009-01-25), Proposal to encode three Bopomofo letters for Hmu and Ge 
  1. ^ Proposed code points and characters names may differ from final code points and names

See also[edit]

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.