Bopomofo Extended

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Bopomofo Extended
(32 code points)
Major alphabetsphonetic Min Nan and Hakka
Assigned27 code points
Unused5 reserved code points
Unicode version history
3.024 (+24)
6.027 (+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.


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
1.^ As of Unicode version 11.0
2.^ Grey areas indicate non-assigned code points


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]


  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.