Linear B Syllabary

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Linear B Syllabary
Range U+10000..U+1007F
(128 code points)
Plane SMP
Scripts Linear B
Major alphabets Linear B Greek
Assigned 88 code points
Unused 40 reserved code points
Unicode version history
4.0 88 (+88)
Note: [1][2]

Linear B Syllabary is a Unicode block containing characters for the syllabic writing of Mycenaean Greek.


Linear B Syllabary[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+1000x 𐀀 𐀁 𐀂 𐀃 𐀄 𐀅 𐀆 𐀇 𐀈 𐀉 𐀊 𐀋 𐀍 𐀎 𐀏
U+1001x 𐀐 𐀑 𐀒 𐀓 𐀔 𐀕 𐀖 𐀗 𐀘 𐀙 𐀚 𐀛 𐀜 𐀝 𐀞 𐀟
U+1002x 𐀠 𐀡 𐀢 𐀣 𐀤 𐀥 𐀦 𐀨 𐀩 𐀪 𐀫 𐀬 𐀭 𐀮 𐀯
U+1003x 𐀰 𐀱 𐀲 𐀳 𐀴 𐀵 𐀶 𐀷 𐀸 𐀹 𐀺 𐀼 𐀽 𐀿
U+1004x 𐁀 𐁁 𐁂 𐁃 𐁄 𐁅 𐁆 𐁇 𐁈 𐁉 𐁊 𐁋 𐁌 𐁍
U+1005x 𐁐 𐁑 𐁒 𐁓 𐁔 𐁕 𐁖 𐁗 𐁘 𐁙 𐁚 𐁛 𐁜 𐁝
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 Linear B Syllabary block:

Version Final code points[a] Count L2 ID WG2 ID Document
4.0 U+10000..1000B, 01000D..10026, 010028..1003A, 01003C..1003D, 01003F..1004D, 010050..1005D 88 L2/97-107 Jenkins, John H. (1997-05-27), Proposal to add the Linear B script to ISO/IEC 10646 
L2/01-084 Anderson, Deborah (2001-01-28), Status report on Aegean Script Proposal 
L2/01-149 N2327 Anderson, Deborah; Everson, Michael (2001-04-03), Revised proposal to encode Aegean scripts in the UCS 
L2/01-217 Anderson, Deborah (2001-05-20), Status Report on Aegean Script Proposal (Linear B, Aegean Numbers and Cypriot Syllabary) 
L2/01-370 N2378 Anderson, Deborah; Everson, Michael (2001-10-03), Final proposal to encode Aegean scripts in the UCS 
L2/02-160 Anderson, Deborah (2002-04-27), Status Report on Aegean Script Proposal and the Submission by the Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG) 
L2/02-191 Anderson, Deborah (2002-05-01), Aegean Script Proposal [notes] 
L2/02-207 N2455 Anderson, Deborah; McGowan, Rick (2002-05-09), Request for changes in Aegean Scripts 
  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.