Arabic Supplement

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Arabic Supplement
(48 code points)
Major alphabetsKhowar
African languages
Early Persian
Assigned48 code points
Unused0 reserved code points
Unicode version history
4.130 (+30)
5.148 (+18)
Note: [1][2]

Arabic Supplement is a Unicode block that encodes Arabic letter variants used for writing non-Arabic languages, including languages of Pakistan and Africa, and old Persian.


Arabic Supplement[1]
Official Unicode Consortium code chart (PDF)
  0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C D E F
U+075x ݐ ݑ ݒ ݓ ݔ ݕ ݖ ݗ ݘ ݙ ݚ ݛ ݜ ݝ ݞ ݟ
U+076x ݠ ݡ ݢ ݣ ݤ ݥ ݦ ݧ ݨ ݩ ݪ ݫ ݬ ݭ ݮ ݯ
U+077x ݰ ݱ ݲ ݳ ݴ ݵ ݶ ݷ ݸ ݹ ݺ ݻ ݼ ݽ ݾ ݿ
1.^ As of Unicode version 12.0


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

Version Final code points[a] Count L2 ID WG2 ID Document
4.1 U+0750..0769 26 L2/02-274 Kew, Jonathan (2002-07-16), Proposal for extensions to the Arabic block
L2/03-168 Kew, Jonathan (2003-06-02), Proposal to encode Arabic-script letters for African languages
L2/03-176 Kew, Jonathan (2003-06-03), Proposal to encode Jawi and Moroccan Arabic GAF characters
L2/03-210 Kew, Jonathan (2003-06-12), Draft chart showing UTC #95 additions to Arabic blocks
L2/03-223 N2598 Kew, Jonathan (2003-07-10), Proposal to encode additional Arabic-script characters
U+076A 1 L2/03-228R2 N2627 Kew, Jonathan (2003-09-29), Proposal to encode Marwari LAM WITH BAR Character
L2/03-240R3 Moore, Lisa (2003-10-21), "Marwari Lam with Bar (B.14.6)", UTC #96 Minutes
U+076B..076D 3 L2/04-025R N2723 Kew, Jonathan (2004-03-15), Proposal to encode Additional Arabic script characters
5.1 U+076E..077D 16 L2/06-150 Bashir, Elena (2006-05-05), Letters of support for characters needed for Khowar, Torwali, and Burushaski
L2/06-149 Bashir, Elena; Hussain, Sarmad; Anderson, Deborah (2006-05-09), Proposal to add characters needed for Khowar, Torwali, and Burushaski
L2/06-328 Pournader, Roozbeh (2006-10-11), Proposal to change the previously decided name of some Arabic characters
L2/07-264 Anderson, Deborah (2007-08-06), Shaping behavior of Burushaski characters and other Arabic additions in L2/06-149
L2/10-158 Mansour, Kamal (2010-05-04), Shaping Behavior of U+0777
L2/10-108 Moore, Lisa (2010-05-19), "B.13.3", UTC #123 / L2 #220 Minutes
U+077E..077F 2 L2/06-345R N3180R Everson, Michael; Pournader, Roozbeh; Sarbar, Elnaz (2006-10-24), Proposal to encode eight Arabic characters for Persian and Azerbaijani in the UCS
  1. ^ Proposed code points and characters names may differ from final code points and names

See also[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.