Syriac (Unicode block)

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Syriac
Range U+0700..U+074F
(80 code points)
Plane BMP
Scripts Syriac
Major alphabets Estrangela
Serto or West Syriac
Eastern Syriac
Garshuni (Arabic)
Neo-Aramaic
Assigned 77 code points
Unused 3 reserved code points
Unicode version history
3.0 71 (+71)
4.0 77 (+6)
Note: [1]

Syriac is a Unicode block containing characters for all forms of the Syriac script, including the Estrangela, Serto, Eastern Syriac, and the Christian Palestinian Aramaic variants. It is used in Literary Syriac, Neo-Aramaic, and Arabic among Syriac-speaking Christians. It was used historically to write Armenian, Persian, Ottoman Turkish, and Malayalam.

Unicode chart[edit]

Syriac[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+070x ܀ ܁ ܂ ܃ ܄ ܅ ܆ ܇ ܈ ܉ ܊ ܋ ܌ ܍ ܏
 SAM 
U+071x ܐ ܑ ܒ ܓ ܔ ܕ ܖ ܗ ܘ ܙ ܚ ܛ ܜ ܝ ܞ ܟ
U+072x ܠ ܡ ܢ ܣ ܤ ܥ ܦ ܧ ܨ ܩ ܪ ܫ ܬ ܭ ܮ ܯ
U+073x ܰ ܱ ܲ ܳ ܴ ܵ ܶ ܷ ܸ ܹ ܺ ܻ ܼ ܽ ܾ ܿ
U+074x ݀ ݁ ݂ ݃ ݄ ݅ ݆ ݇ ݈ ݉ ݊ ݍ ݎ ݏ
Notes
1.^ As of Unicode version 8.0
2.^ Grey areas indicate non-assigned code points

Character list[edit]

Code Result Description
Punctuation
U+0700 ܀ Syriac End of Paragraph
U+0701 ܁ Syriac Supralinear Full Stop
U+0702 ܂ Syriac Sublinear Full Stop
U+0703 ܃ Syriac Supralinear Colon
U+0704 ܄ Syriac Sublinear Colon
U+0705 ܅ Syriac Horizontal Colon
U+0706 ܆ Syriac Colon skewed left
U+0707 ܇ Syriac Colon skewed right
U+0708 ܈ Syriac Supralinear Colon skewed left
U+0709 ܉ Syriac Sublinear Colon skewed right
U+070A ܊ Syriac Contraction
U+070B ܋ Syriac Harklean Obelus
U+070C ܌ Syriac Harklean Metobelus
U+070D ܍ Syriac Harklean Asteriscus
U+070F ܏ Syriac Abbreviation Mark
Letters
U+0710 ܐ Syriac Letter Alaph
U+0711 ܑ Syriac Letter Superscript Alaph
U+0712 ܒ Syriac Letter Beth
U+0713 ܓ Syriac Letter Gamal
U+0714 ܔ Syriac Letter Gamal Garshuni
U+0715 ܕ Syriac Letter Dalath
U+0716 ܖ Syriac Letter Dotless Dalath Rish
U+0717 ܗ Syriac Letter He
U+0718 ܘ Syriac Letter Waw
U+0719 ܙ Syriac Letter Zain
U+071A ܚ Syriac Letter Heth
U+071B ܛ Syriac Letter Teth
U+071C ܜ Syriac Letter Teth Garshuni
U+071D ܝ Syriac Letter Yudh
U+071E ܞ Syriac Letter Yudh He
U+071F ܟ Syriac Letter Kaph
U+0720 ܠ Syriac Letter Lamadh
U+0721 ܡ Syriac Letter Mim
U+0722 ܢ Syriac Letter Nun
U+0723 ܣ Syriac Letter Semkath
U+0724 ܤ Syriac Letter Final Semkath
U+0725 ܥ Syriac Letter E
U+0726 ܦ Syriac Letter Pe
U+0727 ܧ Syriac Letter Reversed Pe
U+0728 ܨ Syriac Letter Sadhe
U+0729 ܩ Syriac Letter Qaph
U+072A ܪ Syriac Letter Rish
U+072B ܫ Syriac Letter Shin
U+072C ܬ Syriac Letter Taw
U+072D ܭ Syriac Letter Persian Bheth
U+072E ܮ Syriac Letter Persian Ghamal
U+072F ܯ Syriac Letter Persian Dhalath
U+074D ݍ Syriac Letter Sogdian Zhain
U+074E ݎ Syriac Letter Sogdian Khaph
U+074F ݏ Syriac Letter Sogdian Fe
Diacritics
U+0730 ܰ Syriac Pthaha Above
U+0731 ܱ Syriac Pthaha Below
U+0732 ܲ Syriac Pthaha Dotted
U+0733 ܳ Syriac Zqapha Above
U+0734 ܴ Syriac Zqapha Below
U+0735 ܵ Syriac Zqapha Dotted
U+0736 ܶ Syriac Rbasa Above
U+0737 ܷ Syriac Rbasa Below
U+0738 ܸ Syriac Dotted Zlama Horizontal
U+0739 ܹ Syriac Dotted Zlama Angular
U+073A ܺ Syriac Hbasa Above
U+073B ܻ Syriac Hbasa Below
U+073C ܼ Syriac Hbasa-Esata Dotted
U+073D ܽ Syriac Esasa Above
U+073E ܾ Syriac Esasa Below
U+073F ܿ Syriac Rwaha
U+0740 ݀ Syriac Feminine Dot
U+0741 ݁ Syriac Qushshaya
U+0742 ݂ Syriac Rukkakha
U+0743 ݃ Syriac Two Vertical Dots Above
U+0744 ݄ Syriac Two Vertical Dots Below
U+0745 ݅ Syriac Three Dots Above
U+0746 ݆ Syriac Three Dots Below
U+0747 ݇ Syriac Oblique Line Above
U+0748 ݈ Syriac Oblique Line Below
U+0749 ݉ Syriac Music
U+074A ݊ Syriac Barrekh

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Unicode character database". The Unicode Standard. Retrieved 22 March 2013.