Indic Siyaq Numbers (Unicode block)

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Indic Siyaq Numbers
RangeU+1EC70..U+1ECBF
(80 code points)
PlaneSMP
ScriptsCommon
Assigned68 code points
Unused12 reserved code points
Unicode version history
11.068 (+68)
Note: [1][2]

Indic Siyaq Numbers is a Unicode block containing a specialized subset of the Arabic script that was used for accounting in India under the Mughals by the 17th century through the middle of the 20th century.[3][4]

Block[edit]

Indic Siyaq Numbers[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+1EC7x 𞱱 𞱲 𞱳 𞱴 𞱵 𞱶 𞱷 𞱸 𞱹 𞱺 𞱻 𞱼 𞱽 𞱾 𞱿
U+1EC8x 𞲀 𞲁 𞲂 𞲃 𞲄 𞲅 𞲆 𞲇 𞲈 𞲉 𞲊 𞲋 𞲌 𞲍 𞲎 𞲏
U+1EC9x 𞲐 𞲑 𞲒 𞲓 𞲔 𞲕 𞲖 𞲗 𞲘 𞲙 𞲚 𞲛 𞲜 𞲝 𞲞 𞲟
U+1ECAx 𞲠 𞲡 𞲢 𞲣 𞲤 𞲥 𞲦 𞲧 𞲨 𞲩 𞲪 𞲫 𞲬 𞲭 𞲮 𞲯
U+1ECBx 𞲰 𞲱 𞲲 𞲳 𞲴
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 Indic Siyaq Numbers block:

Version Final code points[a] Count L2 ID WG2 ID Document
11.0 U+1EC71..1ECB4 68 L2/07-414 Pandey, Anshuman (2007-12-04), Proposal to Encode Siyaq Numerals
L2/09-166 Pandey, Anshuman (2009-05-02), A Model for Encoding Numerals of the Ottoman Siyaq System
L2/11-270 N4123 Pandey, Anshuman (2011-07-13), Preliminary Proposal to Encode Indic Siyaq Numbers
L2/15-149 Anderson, Deborah; Whistler, Ken; McGowan, Rick; Pournader, Roozbeh; Pandey, Anshuman; Glass, Andrew (2015-05-03), "19. Indic Siyaq Numbers", Recommendations to UTC #143 May 2015 on Script Proposals
L2/15-312 Anderson, Deborah; Whistler, Ken; McGowan, Rick; Pournader, Roozbeh; Glass, Andrew; Iancu, Laurențiu (2015-11-01), "11. Siyaq", Recommendations to UTC #145 November 2015 on Script Proposals
L2/15-121R2 Pandey, Anshuman (2015-11-05), Proposal to Encode Indic Siyaq Numbers
L2/16-121 Moore, Lisa (2016-05-20), "D.11.3", UTC #147 Minutes
  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 2018-06-07.
  2. ^ "Enumerated Versions of The Unicode Standard". The Unicode Standard. Retrieved 2018-06-07.
  3. ^ Pandey, Anshuman (2015-11-05). "L2/15-121R2: Proposal to Encode Indic Siyaq Numbers" (PDF).
  4. ^ "Chapter 22: Symbols". The Unicode Standard, Version 11.0 (PDF). Mountain View, CA: Unicode, Inc. June 2018. ISBN 978-1-936213-19-1.