Supplemental Punctuation

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Supplemental Punctuation
Range U+2E00..U+2E7F
(128 code points)
Plane BMP
Scripts Common
Assigned 74 code points
Unused 54 reserved code points
Unicode version history
4.1 26 (+26)
5.1 49 (+23)
5.2 50 (+1)
6.1 60 (+10)
7.0 67 (+7)
9.0 69 (+2)
10.0 74 (+5)
Note: [1][2]

Supplemental Punctuation is a Unicode block containing historic and specialized punctuation characters, including biblical editorial symbols, ancient Greek punctuation, and German dictionary marks.

Additional punctuation characters are in the General Punctuation block and sprinkled in dozens of other Unicode blocks.

Block[edit]

Supplemental Punctuation[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+2E0x
U+2E1x
U+2E2x
U+2E3x  2M 
 3M 
⸿
U+2E4x
U+2E5x
U+2E6x
U+2E7x
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 Supplemental Punctuation block:

Version Final code points[a] Count L2 ID WG2 ID Document
4.1 U+2E00..2E16 23 L2/02-033 Anderson, Deborah (2002-01-21), TLG Unicode Proposal (draft) 
L2/02-053 Anderson, Deborah (2002-02-04), Description of TLG Documents 
L2/02-273 Pantelia, Maria (2002-07-31), TLG Unicode Proposal 
L2/02-287 Pantelia, Maria (2002-08-09), Proposal Summary Form accompanying TLG Unicode Proposal (L2/02-273) 
L2/02-312R Pantelia, Maria (2002-11-07), Proposal to encode additional Greek editorial and punctuation characters in the UCS 
L2/02-317R Pantelia, Maria (2002-11-07), Proposal to encode New Testament editorial characters in the UCS 
L2/03-074R2 N2612-1 Pantelia, Maria (2003-06-11), Proposal to encode New Testament editorial characters in the UCS 
L2/03-324 N2642 Pantelia, Maria (2003-10-06), Proposal to encode additional Greek editorial and punctuation characters in the UCS 
L2/03-356R2 Moore, Lisa (2003-10-22), "97-C12", UTC #97 Minutes 
L2/03-379 N2675 Everson, Michael (2003-10-22), Proposal to add one punctuation character to the UCS 
U+2E17 1 L2/03-283 N2611 Everson, Michael (2003-08-24), Proposal to add the Coptic alphabet to the BMP of the UCS 
L2/03-327 N2636 Everson, Michael (2003-10-01), Revised proposal to add the Coptic alphabet to the BMP of the UCS 
L2/03-329 N2639 Everson, Michael (2003-10-03), On the use of HYPHEN and DOUBLE HYPHEN in Fraktur typography 
L2/03-354 N2655 Freytag, Asmus (2003-10-10), Proposal -- Symbols used in Dictionaries 
L2/03-338 N2647 Everson, Michael (2003-10-13), Further discussion of the DOUBLE OBLIQUE HYPHEN 
L2/03-360 N2657 Freytag, Asmus (2003-10-15), Additional information on typesetting Fraktur 
L2/03-347 Anderson, Deborah (2003-10-19), Background on DOUBLE OBLIQUE HYPHEN 
L2/03-356R2 Moore, Lisa (2003-10-22), "97-C14", UTC #97 Minutes 
L2/04-053 Emmel, Stephen (2004-01-26), Changes to ISO/IEC JTC1/SC2/WG2 N2636 and N2676 recommended by the International Association for Coptic Studies 
L2/04-130 N2744 Everson, Michael; Emmel, Stephen (2004-04-20), Revision of the Coptic block under ballot for the BMP of the UCS 
N2824 Updated charts for Coptic N2744, 2004-06-22 
U+2E1C..2E1D 2 L2/04-283 N2833 Everson, Michael (2004-06-23), Revisions to the N'Ko script for the PDAM code chart 
5.1 U+2E18 1 L2/05-086 N2935 Everson, Michael (2005-04-01), Proposal to add INVERTED INTERROBANG to the UCS 
L2/05-141 McGowan, Rick (2005-05-10), "C.4", Scripts Subcommittee Meeting Report 
L2/05-337 Abril, Amadeu Abril i (2005-10-23), Letter from Amadeu Abril i Abril in support of inverted interrobang 
U+2E19 1 L2/06-269 N3218 Perry, David J. (2006-08-01), Proposal to Add Additional Ancient Roman Characters to UCS 
L2/15-050R[b][c] Davis, Mark; et al. (2015-01-29), Additional variation selectors for emoji 
U+2E1A..2E1B, 2E1E..2E2E, 2E30 20 L2/05-183 N2957 Everson, Michael; Haugen, Odd Einar; Emiliano, António; Pedro, Susana; Grammel, Florian; Baker, Peter; Stötzner, Andreas; Dohnicht, Marcus; Luft, Diana (2005-08-02), Preliminary proposal to add medievalist characters to the UCS 
L2/07-004 N3193 Everson, Michael; Baker, Peter; Dohnicht, Marcus; Emiliano, António; Haugen, Odd Einar; Pedro, Susana; Perry, David J.; Pournader, Roozbeh (2007-01-09), Proposal to add Medievalist and Iranianist punctuation characters to the UCS 
L2/07-015 Moore, Lisa (2007-02-08), "C.14", UTC #110 Minutes 
L2/07-345 Moore, Lisa (2007-10-25), "113-C12", UTC #113 Minutes 
U+2E2F 1 L2/06-042 Cleminson, Ralph (2006-01-26), Proposal for additional Cyrillic characters 
L2/06-181 Anderson, Deborah (2006-05-08), Responses to the UTC regarding L2/06-042, Proposal for Additional Cyrillic Characters 
L2/06-359 Cleminson, Ralph (2006-10-31), Proposal for additional Cyrillic characters 
L2/07-003 N3194 Everson, Michael; Birnbaum, David; Cleminson, Ralph; Derzhanski, Ivan; Dorosh, Vladislav; Kryukov, Alexey; Paliga, Sorin; Ruppel, Klaas (2007-01-12), Proposal to encode additional Cyrillic characters in the BMP of the UCS 
L2/07-055 Cleminson, Ralph (2007-01-19), Comments on Additional Cyrillic Characters (L2/07-003 = WG2 N3194) 
5.2 U+2E31 1 L2/07-258 Whistler, Ken (2007-08-02), Middle Dots and Don'ts 
L2/07-260 Freytag, Asmus (2007-08-05), Non-blank spaces 
L2/07-225 Moore, Lisa (2007-08-21), "B.14.6", UTC #112 Minutes 
L2/07-320 N3347 Proposal to Encode WORD SEPARATOR MIDDLE DOT, 2007-09-18 
6.1 U+2E32, 2E35..2E39 6 L2/09-425 N3740 Everson, Michael (2009-12-05), Proposal to encode six punctuation characters in the UCS 
U+2E33..2E34 2 L2/10-290 N3873R Everson, Michael; Emmel, Stephen; Richter, Siegfried G.; Pedro, Susana; Emiliano, António (2010-08-05), Proposal to add additional characters for Greek, Latin, and Coptic 
L2/10-348 N3912 Everson, Michael; Emmel, Stephen; Richter, Siegfried G.; Pedro, Susana; Emiliano, António (2010-09-21), Revised proposal to add additional characters for Greek, Latin, and Coptic to the UCS 
L2/11-057 N3984 Pentzlin, Karl (2011-02-02), Notes on the naming of some characters proposed in the FCD of ISO/IEC 10646:2012 
U+2E3A..2E3B 2 L2/10-037 N3770 Pentzlin, Karl (2010-02-10), Proposal to encode two dashes required by the Chicago Manual of Style 
7.0 U+2E3C 1 L2/10-272R2 N3895 Anderson, Van (2010-08-12), Proposal to include Duployan Shorthands and Chinook script and Shorthand Format Controls in UCS 
U+2E3D..2E3E 2 L2/10-357 N3914 Proposal to add characters used in Lithuanian dialectology to the UCS, 2010-10-29 
L2/11-135 Tumasonis, Vladas; Pentzlin, Karl (2011-05-02), Revised proposal to add characters used in Lithuanian dialectology 
L2/11-189 Whistler, Ken; Constable, Peter (2011-05-11), Review of Characters for Lithuanian Dialectology 
L2/11-191 Comments on N3914 - Characters for Lithuanian Dialectology, 2011-05-13 
L2/11-223 N4070 Tumasonis, Vladas; Pentzlin, Karl (2011-05-24), Second revised proposal to add characters used in Lithuanian dialectology to the UCS 
L2/11-248 N4116 Pentzlin, Karl (2011-06-09), Report on the ad hoc re "Lithuanian dialectology" (SC2/WG2 N4070) held during the SC2/WG2 meeting at Helsinki 
U+2E3F 1 L2/11-052R Suignard, Michel (2011-02-15), Wingdings and Webdings symbols - Preliminary study 
N4239 Suignard, Michel (2011-02-16), Disposition of comments on SC2 N 4201 (PDAM text for Amendment 1.2 to ISO/IEC 10646 3rd edition) 
L2/11-149 Suignard, Michel (2011-05-09), Proposal to add Wingdings and Webdings symbols 
L2/11-196 N4022 Suignard, Michel (2011-05-21), Revised Wingdings proposal 
L2/11-247 N4115 Suignard, Michel (2011-06-08), Proposal to add Wingdings and Webdings Symbols 
L2/11-344 N4143 Suignard, Michel (2011-09-28), Updated proposal to add Wingdings and Webdings Symbols 
N4363 Suignard, Michel (2012-10-13), Status of encoding of Wingdings and Webdings Symbols 
L2/12-368 N4384 Suignard, Michel (2012-11-06), Status of encoding of Wingdings and Webdings Symbols 
L2/12-086 Requests regarding the Wingdings/Webdings characters in ISO/IEC 10646 PDAM 1.2, 2012-12-27 
U+2E40 1 L2/03-283 N2611 Everson, Michael (2003-08-24), Proposal to add the Coptic alphabet to the BMP of the UCS 
L2/03-327 N2636 Everson, Michael (2003-10-01), Revised proposal to add the Coptic alphabet to the BMP of the UCS 
L2/03-329 N2639 Everson, Michael (2003-10-03), On the use of HYPHEN and DOUBLE HYPHEN in Fraktur typography 
L2/03-338 N2647 Everson, Michael (2003-10-13), Further discussion of the DOUBLE OBLIQUE HYPHEN 
L2/03-360 N2657 Freytag, Asmus (2003-10-15), Additional information on typesetting Fraktur 
L2/03-347 Anderson, Deborah (2003-10-19), Background on DOUBLE OBLIQUE HYPHEN 
L2/04-053 Emmel, Stephen (2004-01-26), Changes to ISO/IEC JTC1/SC2/WG2 N2636 and N2676 recommended by the International Association for Coptic Studies 
L2/10-162 Pentzlin, Karl (2010-05-04), Proposal to encode a punctuation mark "Double Hyphen" 
L2/10-214 Freytag, Asmus (2010-06-17), Oblique hyphen vs. Double Hyphen 
L2/10-361 N3917 Pentzlin, Karl (2010-09-28), Revised Proposal to encode a punctuation mark "Double Hyphen" 
L2/11-038 N3983 Revised Proposal to encode a punctuation mark "Double Hyphen", 2011-01-17 
U+2E41..2E42[d] 2 L2/09-240 N3664 Everson, Michael; Szelp, André Szabolcs (2009-07-23), Proposal for encoding generic punctuation used with the Hungarian Runic script 
L2/09-292 N3670 Hosszú, Gábor (2009-08-08), Proposal for encoding generic punctuation used with the Szekler Hungarian Rovas script 
9.0 U+2E43 1 L2/13-164 Cleminson, Ralph; Birnbaum, David (2013-07-25), Feedback from Experts on Cyrillic proposals 
L2/13-140 Andreev, Aleksandr; Shardt, Yuri; Simmons, Nikita (2013-09-23), Proposal to Encode a Slavonic Punctuation Mark 
L2/13-212 Anderson, Deborah (2013-11-01), Expert Feedback on L2/13-140 SLAVONIC PARAGRAPHOS 
L2/13-238 N4534 Andreev, Aleksandr; Shardt, Yuri; Simmons, Nikita (2014-02-04), Proposal to Encode a Slavonic Punctuation Mark in Unicode 
U+2E44 1 L2/14-157 N4595 Kalvesmaki, Joel (2014-07-18), Proposal to encode GREEK BYZANTINE DOUBLE SUSPENSION MARK 
10.0 U+2E45..2E49 5 L2/15-173 Andreev, Aleksandr; Shardt, Yuri; Simmons, Nikita (2015-07-29), Proposal to Encode some Additional Symbols used in Church Slavonic Text 
  1. ^ Proposed code points and characters names may differ from final code points and names
  2. ^ See also L2/13-207, L2/14-054, L2/14-063, L2/15-051.html, L2/15-051.txt
  3. ^ Refer to the history section of the Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs block for additional emoji-related documents
  4. ^ Refer to the history section of the Old Hungarian block for additional Old Hungarian-related documents

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.