Mahjong Tiles (Unicode block)

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Mahjong Tiles
Range U+1F000..U+1F02F
(48 code points)
Plane SMP
Scripts Common
Symbol sets Mahjong tile symbols
Assigned 44 code points
Unused 4 reserved code points
Unicode version history
5.1 44 (+44)
Note: [1][2]

Mahjong Tiles is a Unicode block containing characters depicting the standard set of tiles used in the game of Mahjong.

Mahjong Tiles[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+1F00x ๐Ÿ€€ ๐Ÿ€ ๐Ÿ€‚ ๐Ÿ€ƒ ๐Ÿ€„ ๐Ÿ€… ๐Ÿ€† ๐Ÿ€‡ ๐Ÿ€ˆ ๐Ÿ€‰ ๐Ÿ€Š ๐Ÿ€‹ ๐Ÿ€Œ ๐Ÿ€ ๐Ÿ€Ž ๐Ÿ€
U+1F01x ๐Ÿ€ ๐Ÿ€‘ ๐Ÿ€’ ๐Ÿ€“ ๐Ÿ€” ๐Ÿ€• ๐Ÿ€– ๐Ÿ€— ๐Ÿ€˜ ๐Ÿ€™ ๐Ÿ€š ๐Ÿ€› ๐Ÿ€œ ๐Ÿ€ ๐Ÿ€ž ๐Ÿ€Ÿ
U+1F02x ๐Ÿ€  ๐Ÿ€ก ๐Ÿ€ข ๐Ÿ€ฃ ๐Ÿ€ค ๐Ÿ€ฅ ๐Ÿ€ฆ ๐Ÿ€ง ๐Ÿ€จ ๐Ÿ€ฉ ๐Ÿ€ช ๐Ÿ€ซ
Notes
1.^ As of Unicode version 10.0
2.^ Grey areas indicate non-assigned code points

The Mahjong Tiles block contains one emoji: U+1F004.[3][4]

It defaults to an emoji presentation and has two standardized variants defined to specify emoji-style (U+FE0F VS16) or text presentation (U+FE0E VS15).[5]

Emoji variation sequences
U+ 1F004
base code point ๐Ÿ€„
base+VS15 (text) ๐Ÿ€„๏ธŽ
base+VS16 (emoji) ๐Ÿ€„๏ธ

History[edit]

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

Version Final code points[a] Count L2 ID WG2 ID Document
5.1 U+1F000..1F02B 44 L2/05-256 N2975 Proposal to add Mahjong symbols to ISO/IEC 10646, 2005-08-22 
L2/06-088 N3837 "7.4.12", Unconfirmed minutes of WG 2 meeting 47, 2006-02-22 
L2/06-306 N3147 Everson, Michael (2006-09-12), Proposal to encode Mahjong, Domino, and Draughts symbols in the UCS 
N3162 Proposal to add Mahjong symbols to ISO/IEC 10646, 2006-09-23 
L2/07-171 N3171 Zhuang, Chen; Everson, Michael; Qin, Lu; Sekiguchi, Masuhiro; Shih-Shyeng, Tseng; Lin-Mei, Wei; West, Andrew (2006-09-27), Proposal to encode Mahjong, Domino, and Draughts symbols in the UCS 
L2/11-438[b][c] N4182 Edberg, Peter (2011-12-22), Emoji Variation Sequences (Revision of L2/11-429) 
  1. ^ Proposed code points and characters names may differ from final code points and names
  2. ^ See also L2/10-458, L2/11-414, L2/11-415, and L2/11-429
  3. ^ Refer to the history section of the Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs block for additional emoji-related documents

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. 
  3. ^ "UTR #51: Unicode Emoji". Unicode Consortium. 2017-05-18. 
  4. ^ "UCD: Emoji Data for UTR #51". Unicode Consortium. 2017-03-27. 
  5. ^ "UTS #51 Emoji Variation Sequences". The Unicode Consortium.