Tagalog (Unicode block)

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(32 code points)
Major alphabetsBaybayin
Assigned20 code points
Unused12 reserved code points
Unicode version history
3.220 (+20)
Note: [1][2]

Tagalog is a Unicode block containing characters of the pre-Spanish Philippine Tagalog variety of Baybayin script used for writing the Tagalog language.

Official Unicode Consortium code chart (PDF)
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1.^ As of Unicode version 13.0
2.^ Grey areas indicate non-assigned code points


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

Version Final code points[a] Count L2 ID WG2 ID Document
3.2 U+1700..170C, 170E..1714 20 L2/98-217 N1755 (pdf, Attach) Everson, Michael (1998-05-25), Proposal for encoding the Philippine scripts in the BMP of ISO/IEC 10646
L2/98-397 Everson, Michael (1998-11-23), Revised proposal for encoding the Philippine scripts in the UCS
L2/99-014 N1933 Everson, Michael (1998-11-23), Revised proposal for encoding the Philippine scripts in the UCS
L2/98-419 (pdf, doc) Aliprand, Joan (1999-02-05), "Philippine Scripts", Approved Minutes -- UTC #78 & NCITS Subgroup L2 # 175 Joint Meeting, San Jose, CA -- December 1-4, 1998, [#78-M8] Motion:To accept document L2/98-397, Revised proposal for encoding Philippine scripts, for addition to the Unicode Standard after Version 3.0.
L2/99-232 N2003 Umamaheswaran, V. S. (1999-08-03), "9.4.1", Minutes of WG 2 meeting 36, Fukuoka, Japan, 1999-03-09--15
L2/00-097 N2194 Sato, T. K. (2000-02-22), Philippino characters (status report)
L2/00-357 Everson, Michael (2000-10-16), Philippine Scripts (draft block description)
L2/01-050 N2253 Umamaheswaran, V. S. (2001-01-21), "7.14 Philippine scripts", Minutes of the SC2/WG2 meeting in Athens, September 2000
  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.