Meroitic Cursive (Unicode block)

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Meroitic Cursive
Range U+109A0..U+109FF
(96 code points)
Plane SMP
Scripts Meroitic Cursive
Major alphabets Meroitic Egyptian
Assigned 90 code points
Unused 6 reserved code points
Unicode version history
6.1 26 (+26)
8.0 90 (+64)
Note: [1][2]

Meroitic Cursive is a Unicode block containing demotic-style characters for writing Meroitic Egyptian.[3]

Meroitic Cursive[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+109Ax 𐦠 𐦡 𐦢 𐦣 𐦤 𐦥 𐦦 𐦧 𐦨 𐦩 𐦪 𐦫 𐦬 𐦭 𐦮 𐦯
U+109Bx 𐦰 𐦱 𐦲 𐦳 𐦴 𐦵 𐦶 𐦷 𐦼 𐦽 𐦾 𐦿
U+109Cx 𐧀 𐧁 𐧂 𐧃 𐧄 𐧅 𐧆 𐧇 𐧈 𐧉 𐧊 𐧋 𐧌 𐧍 𐧎 𐧏
U+109Dx 𐧒 𐧓 𐧔 𐧕 𐧖 𐧗 𐧘 𐧙 𐧚 𐧛 𐧜 𐧝 𐧞 𐧟
U+109Ex 𐧠 𐧡 𐧢 𐧣 𐧤 𐧥 𐧦 𐧧 𐧨 𐧩 𐧪 𐧫 𐧬 𐧭 𐧮 𐧯
U+109Fx 𐧰 𐧱 𐧲 𐧳 𐧴 𐧵 𐧶 𐧷 𐧸 𐧹 𐧺 𐧻 𐧼 𐧽 𐧾 𐧿
Notes
1.^ As of Unicode version 10.0
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 Meroitic Cursive block:

Version Final code points[a] Count L2 ID WG2 ID Document
6.1 U+109A0..109B7, 109BE..109BF 26 L2/97-268 N1638 Everson, Michael (1997-09-18), Proposal to encode Meroitic in Plane 1 of ISO/IEC 10646-2 
L2/99-222 N2098 Wolf, Pawel (1999-07-13), Report on the standardization of a Meroitic sign list for Unicode 
N2134 Everson, Michael (1999-10-02), Response to comments on the question of encoding Meroitic in the UCS (N2098) 
L2/08-269 N3484 Everson, Michael (2008-08-04), Preliminary proposal for encoding the Meroitic script in the SMP of the UCS 
L2/09-188R2 N3646R2 Everson, Michael (2009-05-13), Proposal for encoding the Meroitic script in the SMP of the UCS 
L2/09-250 N3665 Everson, Michael (2009-07-29), Proposal for encoding the Meroitic Hieroglyphic and the Meroitic Cursive scripts in the SMP of the UCS 
8.0 U+109BC..109BD, 109C0..109CF, 109D2..109FF[b] 64 L2/11-237 N4098 Suignard, Michel (2011-06-06), Disposition of comments on SC2 N 4168 (ISO/IEC FCD 10646 3rd Ed., Information Technology – Universal Coded Character Set (UCS)) 
L2/12-206 N4276 Everson, Michael (2012-06-06), Proposal for encoding Meroitic numbers in the SMP of the UCS 
  1. ^ Proposed code points and characters names may differ from final code points and names
  2. ^ See also L2/08-269, L2/09-188R2, and L2/09-250

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. ^ Everson, Michael (2009-07-29). "N3665: Proposal for encoding the Meroitic Hieroglyphic and the Meroitic Cursive scripts in the SMP of the UCS" (PDF). Working Group Document, ISO/IEC JTC1/SC2/WG2.