Pau Cin Hau

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Pau Cin Hau is the founder, and the name of a religion followed by some Tedim and Hakha Chin in the north-western part of Burma.

Pau Cin Hau was born at Lailui Khua, in the Tedim Khuapi Uksung in 1859; and lived until 1948. He started a religious movement based on the worship of a god known as Pasian.

Pau Chin Hau (script)
ISO 15924 Pauc, 263
Direction Left-to-right
Unicode alias
Pau Cin Hau


Final Accepted Script Proposal

He also invented a script (Zotuallai or ZOTUAL LAI),[1] now called Pau Cin Hau. Today, apart from the Pau Cin Hau system, there is also a written language using the Roman alphabet.


The Pau Cin Hau alphabet was added to the Unicode Standard in June, 2014 with the release of version 7.0.

The Unicode block for the Pau Cin Hau alphabet is U+11AC0–U+11AFF:

Pau Cin Hau[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+11ACx 𑫀 𑫁 𑫂 𑫃 𑫄 𑫅 𑫆 𑫇 𑫈 𑫉 𑫊 𑫋 𑫌 𑫍 𑫎 𑫏
U+11ADx 𑫐 𑫑 𑫒 𑫓 𑫔 𑫕 𑫖 𑫗 𑫘 𑫙 𑫚 𑫛 𑫜 𑫝 𑫞 𑫟
U+11AEx 𑫠 𑫡 𑫢 𑫣 𑫤 𑫥 𑫦 𑫧 𑫨 𑫩 𑫪 𑫫 𑫬 𑫭 𑫮 𑫯
U+11AFx 𑫰 𑫱 𑫲 𑫳 𑫴 𑫵 𑫶 𑫷 𑫸
1.^ As of Unicode version 8.0
2.^ Grey areas indicate non-assigned code points


  1. ^ Pandey, Anshuman (2011-04-27). "Proposal to Encode the Pau Cin Hau Alphabet in ISO/IEC10646" (PDF). Retrieved 2014-07-29. 
  • Aung San Suu Kyi (1985). Let's Visit Burma. London: Burke Publishing Company.