Meetei Mayek (Unicode block)

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Meetei Mayek
RangeU+ABC0..U+ABFF
(64 code points)
PlaneBMP
ScriptsMeetei Mayek
Major alphabetsMeetei
Assigned56 code points
Unused8 reserved code points
Unicode version history
5.256 (+56)
Note: [1][2]

Meetei Mayek is a Unicode block containing characters for writing the Meitei language of Manipur, India.

Meetei Mayek[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+ABCx
U+ABDx
U+ABEx
U+ABFx
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 Meetei Mayek block:

Version Final code points[a] Count L2 ID WG2 ID Document
5.2 U+ABC0..ABED, ABF0..ABF9 56 L2/99-245 N2042 Everson, Michael; McGowan, Rick (1999-07-20), Unicode Technical Report #3: Early Aramaic, Balti, Kirat (Limbu), Manipuri (Meitei) and Tai Lü scripts
L2/00-259 Meetei Mayek script sample, 2000-08-09
L2/01-457 Khumancha, Michael (2001-11-07), Letter from Michael Khumancha to UTC: "Meetei/Meitei mayek book and newspaper"
L2/06-308 N3158 Everson, Michael (2006-09-20), Preliminary proposal for encoding the Meithei Mayek script in the BMP
L2/07-256 Singh, L. S.; Singh, S. I. (2007-08-03), Views of Manipuri University on Meitei Script proposal
L2/07-005R2 N3206R2 Everson, Michael (2007-08-07), Proposal for encoding the Meitei Mayek script in the BMP of the UCS
L2/07-311 N3327 Anderson, Deborah (2007-09-10), Comments on Meitei Dandas
L2/08-136 Singh, M. Chandramani (2008-03-05), Unicode for Meetei Script
L2/08-180 N3470 Updated proposal to encode Meetei Mayek in the UCS, 2008-04-24
L2/08-233 Lata, Swaran (2008-04-29), Letter from Government of Manipur to Swaran Lata, Gov't of India
L2/08-221 Lata, Swaran (2008-05-14), 7 scanned pages of pre-1980 Meetei Mayek
L2/08-242 Moore, Lisa (2008-06-18), Letter from Lisa Moore to M. Chandramani Singh, Gov't of Manipur
L2/08-291 Singh, L. Mahabir (2008-08-06), Proceeding of Meeting of Meetei Mayek Expert Committee Held on 17-07-2008
L2/08-232R N3473R Proposed Encoding for Meetei Mayek Block, 2008-08-12
L2/08-239R N3478R Proposed Encoding for Meetei Mayek Extended Block, 2008-08-12
L2/08-340 Moore, Lisa (2008-09-11), Letter from Lisa Moore to L Mahabir Singh (Government of Manipur)
L2/13-072 Jain, Manoj (2013-04-25), Letter from Rajendra Kumar to Mark Davis re Meetei Mayek encoding
L2/13-073 Proceedings of the meeting of Language/Meetei Mayek Expert Committee held on 17/11/2012, 2013-04-26
L2/13-078 Singh, H. Mathang (2013-04-26), Meetei Mayek in Unicode Standard (email)
L2/13-162 Moore, Lisa (2013-07-24), Unicode Response on Meetei Mayek
  1. ^ Proposed code points and characters names may differ from final code points and names

See also[edit]

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.