Mahjong Tiles (Unicode block)

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Mahjong Tiles
RangeU+1F000..U+1F02F
(48 code points)
PlaneSMP
ScriptsCommon
Symbol setsMahjong tile symbols
Assigned44 code points
Unused4 reserved code points
Unicode version history
5.144 (+44)
Note: [1][2]

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

Block[edit]

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 🀀 🀁 🀂 🀃 🀄 🀅 🀆 🀇 🀈 🀉 🀊 🀋 🀌 🀍 🀎 🀏
U+1F01x 🀐 🀑 🀒 🀓 🀔 🀕 🀖 🀗 🀘 🀙 🀚 🀛 🀜 🀝 🀞 🀟
U+1F02x 🀠 🀡 🀢 🀣 🀤 🀥 🀦 🀧 🀨 🀩 🀪 🀫
Notes
1.^ As of Unicode version 11.0
2.^ Grey areas indicate non-assigned code points

Emoji[edit]

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 🀄
base+VS15 (text) 🀄︎
base+VS16 (emoji) 🀄️

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. 2018-05-21.
  4. ^ "UCD: Emoji Data for UTR #51". Unicode Consortium. 2018-05-22.
  5. ^ "UTS #51 Emoji Variation Sequences". The Unicode Consortium.

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