Sinhala Archaic Numbers

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Sinhala Archaic Numbers
(32 code points)
Symbol setsSinhala Illakkam
Assigned20 code points
Unused12 reserved code points
Unicode version history
7.020 (+20)
Note: [1][2]

Sinhala Archaic Numbers is a Unicode block containing Sinhala Illakkam number characters.

Sinhala Archaic Numbers[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+111Ex 𑇡 𑇢 𑇣 𑇤 𑇥 𑇦 𑇧 𑇨 𑇩 𑇪 𑇫 𑇬 𑇭 𑇮 𑇯
U+111Fx 𑇰 𑇱 𑇲 𑇳 𑇴
1.^ As of Unicode version 12.0
2.^ Grey areas indicate non-assigned code points


The following Unicode-related documents record the purpose and process of defining specific characters in the Sinhala Archaic Numbers block:

Version Final code points[a] Count L2 ID WG2 ID Document
7.0 U+111E1..111F4 20 L2/97-018 N1473R Everson, Michael (1997-03-01), Proposal for encoding the Sinhala script in ISO/IEC 10646 (revision 1)
L2/97-030 N1503 (pdf, doc) Umamaheswaran, V. S.; Ksar, Mike (1997-04-01), "8.6", Unconfirmed Minutes of WG 2 Meeting #32, Singapore; 1997-01-20--24
L2/99-010 N1903 (pdf, html, doc) Umamaheswaran, V. S. (1998-12-30), Minutes of WG 2 meeting 35, London, U.K.; 1998-09-21--25
L2/07-002R N3195R Everson, Michael (2007-02-08), Proposal to add archaic numbers for Sinhala to the BMP of the UCS
L2/07-015 Moore, Lisa (2007-02-08), "Archaic numbers for Sinhala (C.12)", UTC #110 Minutes
L2/08-007 Inclusion of archaic Sinhala numerals in the Sinhala character code range, 2008-01-07
L2/08-068 Dias, Gihan (2008-01-28), Archaic Sinhala Numerals
L2/08-105 Observations on the Encoding of Archaic Sinhala Numerals in Unicode/UCS, 2008-02-05
L2/08-003 Moore, Lisa (2008-02-14), "Archaic Sinhala Numerals", UTC #114 Minutes
L2/10-165 Dias, Gihan (2010-05-03), Preliminary Proposal to Encode Sinhala Digits and Numerals
L2/10-301 N3876 Proposal to add archaic numbers for Sinhala to the BMP and SMP of the UCS, 2010-08-08
L2/10-312 Dias, Gihan (2010-08-10), Proposal to Encode Sinhala Archaic Numerals and Numbers
L2/10-337 N3888 Proposal to include Sinhala Numerals to the BMP and SMP of the UCS, 2010-08-19
N3888-A Senaweera, L. N. (2010-09-10), Sri Lanka's proposal on Sinhala Numerals for inclusion in Information Technology - Universal Multiple Octet Coded Character Set, ISO/IEC 10646 : 2003
N3888-B Unicode Character Properties of Sinhala Lith Illakkam (Sinhala Astrological Digits) and Sinhala Illakkam or Sinhala Archaic Numbers
L2/10-433 Wijayawardhana, Harsha; et al. (2010-10-23), RE: Background information on the use of Sinhala Numerals (L2/10-337)
L2/10-416R Moore, Lisa (2010-11-09), "Sinhala Numerals", UTC #125 / L2 #222 Minutes
N3903 (pdf, doc) "M57.14", Unconfirmed minutes of WG2 meeting 57, 2011-03-31
  1. ^ Proposed code points and characters names may differ from final code points and names

See also[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.