Devanagari (Unicode block)

Devanagari
RangeU+0900..U+097F
(128 code points)
PlaneBMP
ScriptsDevanagari (122 char.)
Common (2 char.)
Inherited (4 char.)
Major alphabetsHindi
Sanskrit
Marathi
Assigned128 code points
Unused0 reserved code points
Source standardsISCII
Unicode version history
1.0.0104 (+104)
4.0105 (+1)
4.1106 (+1)
5.0110 (+4)
5.1112 (+2)
5.2117 (+5)
6.0127 (+10)
7.0128 (+1)
Note: [1][2]

Devanagari is a Unicode block containing characters for writing languages such as Hindi, Marathi, Sindhi, Nepali, and Sanskrit, among others. In its original incarnation, the code points U+0900..U+0954 were a direct copy of the characters A0-F4 from the 1988 ISCII standard. The Bengali, Gurmukhi, Gujarati, Oriya, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam blocks were similarly all based on their ISCII encodings.

Block[edit]

Devanagari[1]
Official Unicode Consortium code chart (PDF)
  0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C D E F
U+090x
U+091x
U+092x
U+093x ि
U+094x
U+095x
U+096x
U+097x ॿ
Notes
1.^ As of Unicode version 12.0

History[edit]

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

See also[edit]

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.