Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics (Unicode block)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Unified Canadian
Aboriginal Syllabics
Range U+1400..U+167F
(640 code points)
Plane BMP
Scripts Canadian Aboriginal
Major alphabets Inuktitut
Carrier
Cree
Athapascan
Assigned 640 code points
Unused 0 reserved code points
Unicode version history
3.0 630 (+630)
5.2 640 (+10)
Note: [1][2]

Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics is a Unicode block containing syllabic characters for writing Inuktitut, Carrier, several dialects of Cree, and Canadian Athabascan languages. Additions for some Cree dialects, Ojibwe, and Dene can be found at the Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics Extended block.

Block[edit]

Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics[1]
Official Unicode Consortium code chart (PDF)
  0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C D E F
U+140x
U+141x
U+142x
U+143x
U+144x
U+145x
U+146x
U+147x
U+148x
U+149x
U+14Ax
U+14Bx
U+14Cx
U+14Dx
U+14Ex
U+14Fx
U+150x
U+151x
U+152x
U+153x
U+154x
U+155x
U+156x
U+157x
U+158x
U+159x
U+15Ax
U+15Bx
U+15Cx
U+15Dx
U+15Ex
U+15Fx
U+160x
U+161x
U+162x
U+163x
U+164x
U+165x
U+166x
U+167x
Notes
1.^ As of Unicode version 9.0

History[edit]

The following Unicode-related documents record the purpose and process of defining specific characters in the Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics block:

Final code points[a] Count Version UTC ID L2 ID WG2 ID Document
U+1400, 1677..167F 10 5.2 L2/08-132R N3427R Everson, Michael; Harvey, Chris (2008-05-11), Proposal to encode 39 Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics 
U+1401..1676 630 3.0 X3L2/90-151 N658 Inuktitut and Cree Char. Sets in 10646, 1990-09-11 
UTC/1991-070 Umamaheswaran, V. S. (1991-04-30), Committee Correspondence 
N956 Report on the Encoding for Canadian Aboriginal Syllabic Languages, 1993-11-04 
N978 Everson, Michael (1994-03-04), Comment on document N 956, Report on the Encoding for Canadian Aboriginal Syllabic Languages 
N984 Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics: Character Set Coding Requirements, 1994-04-18 
N1073 Ross, Hugh McGregor (1994-09-21), Enhanced Proposal for Canadian Aboriginal Scripts 
X3L2/96-063 Proposed pDAM for Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics, 1996-05-28 
N1441 Proposed pDAM for Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics, 1996-06-10 
L2/97-274 N1655 Vermeulen, Dirk; Everson, Michael (1997-10-08), Canadian Syllabics missing from DAM 11 
L2/01-291 Jancewicz, Bill (2001-08-07), Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics [proposed correction of shapes] 
L2/16-164 Larabie, Ray; et al. (2016-05-16), CANADIAN SYLLABICS SHA U+1515 Font Support 
  1. ^ Proposed code points and characters names may differ from final code points and names

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. 

See also[edit]