Kana Supplement

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Kana Supplement
RangeU+1B000..U+1B0FF
(256 code points)
PlaneSMP
ScriptsHiragana (255 char.)
Katakana (1 char.)
Major alphabetsJapanese
Assigned256 code points
Unused0 reserved code points
Unicode version history
6.02 (+2)
10.0256 (+254)
Note: [1][2]

Kana Supplement is a Unicode block containing one archaic katakana character and 255 hentaigana (non-standard Hiragana) characters. Additional hentaigana characters are encoded in the Kana Extended-A block.

Block[edit]

Kana 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+1B00x 𛀀 𛀁 𛀂 𛀃 𛀄 𛀅 𛀆 𛀇 𛀈 𛀉 𛀊 𛀋 𛀌 𛀍 𛀎 𛀏
U+1B01x 𛀐 𛀑 𛀒 𛀓 𛀔 𛀕 𛀖 𛀗 𛀘 𛀙 𛀚 𛀛 𛀜 𛀝 𛀞 𛀟
U+1B02x 𛀠 𛀡 𛀢 𛀣 𛀤 𛀥 𛀦 𛀧 𛀨 𛀩 𛀪 𛀫 𛀬 𛀭 𛀮 𛀯
U+1B03x 𛀰 𛀱 𛀲 𛀳 𛀴 𛀵 𛀶 𛀷 𛀸 𛀹 𛀺 𛀻 𛀼 𛀽 𛀾 𛀿
U+1B04x 𛁀 𛁁 𛁂 𛁃 𛁄 𛁅 𛁆 𛁇 𛁈 𛁉 𛁊 𛁋 𛁌 𛁍 𛁎 𛁏
U+1B05x 𛁐 𛁑 𛁒 𛁓 𛁔 𛁕 𛁖 𛁗 𛁘 𛁙 𛁚 𛁛 𛁜 𛁝 𛁞 𛁟
U+1B06x 𛁠 𛁡 𛁢 𛁣 𛁤 𛁥 𛁦 𛁧 𛁨 𛁩 𛁪 𛁫 𛁬 𛁭 𛁮 𛁯
U+1B07x 𛁰 𛁱 𛁲 𛁳 𛁴 𛁵 𛁶 𛁷 𛁸 𛁹 𛁺 𛁻 𛁼 𛁽 𛁾 𛁿
U+1B08x 𛂀 𛂁 𛂂 𛂃 𛂄 𛂅 𛂆 𛂇 𛂈 𛂉 𛂊 𛂋 𛂌 𛂍 𛂎 𛂏
U+1B09x 𛂐 𛂑 𛂒 𛂓 𛂔 𛂕 𛂖 𛂗 𛂘 𛂙 𛂚 𛂛 𛂜 𛂝 𛂞 𛂟
U+1B0Ax 𛂠 𛂡 𛂢 𛂣 𛂤 𛂥 𛂦 𛂧 𛂨 𛂩 𛂪 𛂫 𛂬 𛂭 𛂮 𛂯
U+1B0Bx 𛂰 𛂱 𛂲 𛂳 𛂴 𛂵 𛂶 𛂷 𛂸 𛂹 𛂺 𛂻 𛂼 𛂽 𛂾 𛂿
U+1B0Cx 𛃀 𛃁 𛃂 𛃃 𛃄 𛃅 𛃆 𛃇 𛃈 𛃉 𛃊 𛃋 𛃌 𛃍 𛃎 𛃏
U+1B0Dx 𛃐 𛃑 𛃒 𛃓 𛃔 𛃕 𛃖 𛃗 𛃘 𛃙 𛃚 𛃛 𛃜 𛃝 𛃞 𛃟
U+1B0Ex 𛃠 𛃡 𛃢 𛃣 𛃤 𛃥 𛃦 𛃧 𛃨 𛃩 𛃪 𛃫 𛃬 𛃭 𛃮 𛃯
U+1B0Fx 𛃰 𛃱 𛃲 𛃳 𛃴 𛃵 𛃶 𛃷 𛃸 𛃹 𛃺 𛃻 𛃼 𛃽 𛃾 𛃿
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 Kana Supplement block:

Version Final code points[a] Count L2 ID WG2 ID Document
6.0 U+1B000..1B001 2 L2/07-421 N3388 Kato, Nozomu (2008-01-14), Proposal to encode two Kana characters concerning YE
L2/08-117 N3394 UTC/L2 request to review proposal for encoding 2 kana characters, 2008-02-28
L2/08-257 Kato, Nozomu (2008-07-14), Letter from Nozomu Kato to UTC, re Kana [restricted access]
L2/08-358 N3528 Japan's Input to N3388 (Two Kana Characters), 2008-10-09
L2/08-359 Kato, Nozomu (2008-10-24), About WG2 N3528
L2/09-062 Kato, Nozomu (2009-01-27), Background Info on "e" Letters in Kana (in Japanese)
L2/16-037 Anderson, Deborah; Whistler, Ken; McGowan, Rick; Pournader, Roozbeh; Glass, Andrew; Iancu, Laurențiu (2016-01-22), "16", Recommendations to UTC #146 January 2016 on Script Proposals
L2/16-123 "Two comments on hentaigana proposal", Comments on Public Review Issues (Jan 22, 2016 - May 03, 2016), 2016-05-05
L2/16-189 N4731 Proposal to add a new character name alias to U+1B001, 2016-06-20
L2/16-216 Anderson, Deborah; Whistler, Ken; McGowan, Rick; Pournader, Roozbeh; Glass, Andrew; Iancu, Laurențiu; Moore, Lisa (2016-07-30), "6.b", Recommendations to UTC #148 August 2016 on Script Proposals
L2/16-203 Moore, Lisa (2016-08-18), "B.15.2", UTC #148 Minutes
10.0 U+1B002..1B0FF 254 L2/09-099 N3698 van der Werven, Jeroen Ruigrok (2009-02-15), A proposal for encoding the hentaigana characters
L2/09-200 McGowan, Rick (2009-05-07), Page images from Yomikata Nyuumon, 1884
L2/09-201 McGowan, Rick (2009-05-07), Type sample page image, hentaigana, 1903
L2/11-229 N4091 (pdf, doc) Notes on hentaigana, 2011-06-01
N4103 "11.1.2 Hentaigana characters", Unconfirmed minutes of WG 2 meeting 58, 2012-01-03
L2/15-193 N4670 Orita, Tetsuji (2015-07-23), Request for Comments on HENTAIGANA proposal
L2/15-239 N4674 Proposal of Japanese HENTAIGANA, 2015-09-18
L2/15-300 Tashiro, Shuichi (2015-10-31), Hentaigana List after Matsue discussion
L2/15-312 Anderson, Deborah; Whistler, Ken; McGowan, Rick; Pournader, Roozbeh; Glass, Andrew; Iancu, Laurențiu (2015-11-01), "8. Hentaigana", Recommendations to UTC #145 November 2015 on Script Proposals
L2/15-316 Takada, Tomokazu; Yada, Tsutomu; Saito, Tatsuya (2015-11-03), The past, present, and future of hentaigana [in Japanese]
L2/15-318 (pdf, xlsx) Yada, Tsutomu (2015-11-04), About the inclusion of standardized codepoints for Hentaigana
L2/15-334 Tranter, Nicolas (2015-12-09), Hentaigana proposal
L2/15-343 (pdf, xlsx) N4708 Orita, Tetsuji (2015-12-09), Revised Proposal of HENTAIGANA
L2/16-053 Lunde, Ken (2015-12-16), Hentaigana Comment Document
L2/16-037 Anderson, Deborah; Whistler, Ken; McGowan, Rick; Pournader, Roozbeh; Glass, Andrew; Iancu, Laurențiu (2016-01-22), "16", Recommendations to UTC #146 January 2016 on Script Proposals
L2/16-040 Lunde, Ken (2016-01-26), Hentaigana Unification Candidates
L2/16-085 Lunde, Ken (2016-04-28), Status of hentaigana proposal
L2/16-123 "Two comments on hentaigana proposal", Comments on Public Review Issues (Jan 22, 2016 - May 03, 2016), 2016-05-05
L2/16-121 Moore, Lisa (2016-05-20), "C.3", UTC #147 Minutes
L2/16-188 (pdf, xlsx) N4732 Revised Proposal of Hentaigana, 2016-06-20
L2/16-216 Anderson, Deborah; Whistler, Ken; McGowan, Rick; Pournader, Roozbeh; Glass, Andrew; Iancu, Laurențiu; Moore, Lisa (2016-07-30), "6.a", Recommendations to UTC #148 August 2016 on Script Proposals
L2/16-203 Moore, Lisa (2016-08-18), "C.3.1", UTC #148 Minutes
N4743 Proposal to correct the note for “HENTAIGANA LETTER HO-8”, 2016-09-12
L2/16-325 Moore, Lisa (2016-11-18), "B.1.1.4, B.13.3.1", UTC #149 Minutes
  1. ^ Proposed code points and characters names may differ from final code points and names

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 2017-06-20.