Mandaic (Unicode block)

Mandaic
RangeU+0840..U+085F
(32 code points)
PlaneBMP
ScriptsMandaic
Major alphabetsEastern Aramaic
Modern Mandaic
Assigned29 code points
Unused3 reserved code points
Unicode version history
6.029 (+29)
Note: [1][2]

Mandaic is a Unicode block containing characters of the Mandaic script used for writing the historic Eastern Aramaic, also called Classical Mandaic, and the modern Neo-Mandaic language.

Mandaic[1][2]
Official Unicode Consortium code chart (PDF)
  0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C D E F
U+084x
U+085x
Notes
1.^ As of Unicode version 12.0
2.^ Grey areas indicate non-assigned code points

History[edit]

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

Version Final code points[a] Count L2 ID WG2 ID Document
6.0 U+0840..085B, 085E 29 L2/07-412 N3373 Everson, Michael (2008-01-18), Preliminary proposal to encode the Mandaic script in the BMP of the UCS
L2/08-270R N3485R Everson, Michael; Richmond, Bob (2008-08-04), Proposal for encoding the Mandaic script in the BMP of the UCS
L2/08-253R2 Moore, Lisa (2008-08-19), "Mandaic (B.15.1, C.11)", UTC #116 Minutes
L2/08-412 N3553 (pdf, doc) Umamaheswaran, V. S. (2008-11-05), "M53.20", Unconfirmed minutes of WG 2 meeting 53
L2/10-413 Pournader, Roozbeh (2010-10-15), Joining types for Mandaic
L2/10-427 McGowan, Rick (2010-10-27), "ScriptExtensions.txt to mention Mandaic for U+0640 ARABIC TATWEEL", Comments on Public Review Issues (August 3, 2010 - October 27, 2010)
L2/10-416R Moore, Lisa (2010-11-09), "Properties — Joining types for Mandaic", UTC #125 / L2 #222 Minutes
L2/14-194 Anderson, Deborah (2014-08-04), Feedback on Mandaic Shaping
L2/14-177 Moore, Lisa (2014-10-17), "Feedback on Mandaic Shaping (B.14.3)", UTC #140 Minutes
  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.