Ol Chiki (Unicode block)

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Ol Chiki
Range U+1C50..U+1C7F
(48 code points)
Plane BMP
Scripts Ol Chiki
Major alphabets Santali
Assigned 48 code points
Unused 0 reserved code points
Unicode version history
5.1 48 (+48)
Note: [1][2]

Ol Chik is a Unicode block containing characters of the Ol Chiki, or Ol Cemet' script used for writing the Santali language during the early 20th century.

Ol Chiki[1]
Official Unicode Consortium code chart (PDF)
  0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C D E F
U+1C7x ᱿
1.^ As of Unicode version 10.0


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

Version Final code points[a] Count L2 ID WG2 ID Document
5.1 U+1C50..1C7F 48 L2/99-060 N1956 Everson, Michael (1999-01-29), Proposal for encoding the Ol Cemet' script in the BMP of the UCS 
L2/02-422 N2505 Everson, Michael; Hansdah, R. C.; Murmu, N. C. (2002-11-03), Revised proposal for encoding the Ol Chiki script in the UCS 
L2/02-443 N2561 Raska, Divyendu; Marandi, Archer (2002-11-30), The need and practicalities to encode the ‘Roman Script Santali’ In the universal character set – a protest against efforts to encode the ‘Ol Chiki’ in the universal character set. 
L2/02-453 N2562 Anderson, Deborah (2002-12-03), Response to Divyendu Raska 
L2/02-456 Anderson, Deborah (2002-12-09), Comments on Ol Chiki/Summary of Report from West Bengal 
L2/03-008 Raska, Divyendu Tudu (2002-12-16), Letter to Deborah Anderson re Santali 
L2/03-007 Saren, Jyotsna (2002-12-19), General protest against hindering of OL CHIKI 
L2/03-005 Anderson, Deborah (2002-12-30), Letter to D. Mardi 
L2/03-006 Anderson, Deborah (2002-12-30), Letter to Hanuk Hansdak and Ezicheal Hembrom 
L2/03-062 Anderson, Deborah (2003-02-23), Ol Chiki Correspondence Summary 
L2/05-243R N2984R Everson, Michael (2005-09-05), Final proposal to encode the Ol Chiki script in the UCS 
L2/06-131 Anderson, Deborah (2006-04-12), Support for Ol Chiki 
  1. ^ Proposed code points and characters names may differ from final code points and names


  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.