Osmanya (Unicode block)

Osmanya is a Unicode block containing characters for writing the Somali language.

Osmanya
RangeU+10480..U+104AF
(48 code points)
PlaneSMP
ScriptsOsmanya
Major alphabetsOsmanya Somali
Assigned40 code points
Unused8 reserved code points
Unicode version history
4.040 (+40)
Note: [1][2]
Osmanya[1][2]
Official Unicode Consortium code chart (PDF)
ย  0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C D E F
U+1048x ๐’€ ๐’ ๐’‚ ๐’ƒ ๐’„ ๐’… ๐’† ๐’‡ ๐’ˆ ๐’‰ ๐’Š ๐’‹ ๐’Œ ๐’ ๐’Ž ๐’
U+1049x ๐’ ๐’‘ ๐’’ ๐’“ ๐’” ๐’• ๐’– ๐’— ๐’˜ ๐’™ ๐’š ๐’› ๐’œ ๐’
U+104Ax ๐’  ๐’ก ๐’ข ๐’ฃ ๐’ค ๐’ฅ ๐’ฆ ๐’ง ๐’จ ๐’ฉ
Notes
1.^ As of Unicode version 13.0
2.^ Grey areas indicate non-assigned code points

HistoryEdit

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

Version Final code points[a] Count L2ย ID WG2ย ID Document
4.0 U+10480..1049D, 104A0..104A9 40 L2/99-063 N1948 Everson, Michael (1999-01-25), Proposal to encode the Osmanya script in Plane 1 of the UCS
L2/01-271 N2361 Everson, Michael (2001-06-12), Revised proposal to encode the Osmanya script in the SMP of the UCS
L2/01-284 N2361R Everson, Michael (2001-07-14), Revised proposal to encode the Osmanya script in the SMP of the UCS
L2/01-295R Moore, Lisa (2001-11-06), "Motion 88-M6", Minutes from the UTC/L2 meeting #88, The UTC accepts the Osmanya script with the character names as documented in L2/01-284, to be encoded at 10480..104A9.
  1. ^ Proposed code points and characters names may differ from final code points and names

ReferencesEdit

  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.