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Alphabetical List of Scripts

Not Yet Encoded

 

Below is a list of scripts that are not yet officially encoded in the Unicode Standard (and ISO/IEC 10646). (For a list of scripts that have successfully been encoded with assistance from SEI, see the Completed Scripts page.)

 

 

The TYPE field indicates the

basic script type:

 

(A) Alphabets & Abjads

(A-S) Alphasyllabary

(G) Abugidas

(L) Logosyllabaries

(I) Ideographic systems

(N) Numeric

(Lg) Logographs

(S) Syllabaries

 

 

 

The type values in the HMA field are:

 

(h) for historical scripts

(m) for living minority scripts (including those in liturgical use and categorized as "near-modern")

(a) for artificial scripts

 

The Proposal field indicates whether a proposal has been written:

 

(Y) for "Yes

(Approved) if the proposal has been approved by the Unicode Technical Committee

 

 

A link is made to the most current proposal, if available.

In some cases the proposals are only preliminary, and may include just a code chart and a list of names. Not all scripts listed will necessarily be encoded. Those proposals which have received assistance from SEI are marked with an asterisk (*).

The Contact field is the name of the central contact person in charge of coordinating activities related to the script proposal:

 

(Everson) is Michael Everson (Pandey) is Anshuman Pandey

 

 

 

The following scripts need further information before being added to the list below.

If you have information, please contact Deborah Anderson:

 

Archaic Miao Square Script, Asho Chin, Cacaxtla, Duota, Fakkham, Goya Kannadi, Izapa, Jing, Kaminaljuyu, Khamyang, Lik Hto Ngouk, Old Khmer,

Old Mon, Pale Palaung, Rakhawunna, Rencong, Savara, Tajin, Takalik Abaj, Tahi Nithet, Thai Noi (Lao Buhan), Thai Yo(r), Tula, Toto.

Last update: October 2018

Note: For basic questions that need to be answered on specific proposals, please see the Proposal Questions.

Script Name

TYPE

HMA

Proposal

Contact name

A

Afáka (Ndjuka)

Avoiuli

S

A

m

m

Y*

 

Everson

 

Aztec Pictograms

I

h

 

 

B

Badaga

Bagam (Eghap)

G

S

m

h

 

Y*

 

Everson

Balti-A

G

h

Y*

Pandey

Balti-B

G

h

Y*

Pandey

Beria

G

m

Y

 

Priest

Bété

S

m

Y*

Rovenchak

Bhujinmol

G

h

Y

 

Pandey

Blissymbols

I

m

Y

Everson

Book Pahlavi

A

h

Y*

Pandey

Borama (Gadabuursi)

A

m

 

 

Bowen (Lao Baiwen)

 

 

 

 

Bronze script

 

h

 

 

Brusha

A-S

h

Y

Pandey

Byblos

A

h

 

 

C

Chalukya (Box-Headed)

Chola

G

G

h

h

 

 

 

 

 

Chorasmian

A

h

Pandey

Cirth

A

a

Y

 

Everson

Coorgi-Cox

A

m

Y*

Pandey

Cypro-Minoan

L

h

Y*

Everson

D

Demotic (Egyptian)

Dhimal

 

A-S

h

m

 

Y

 

Pandey

Dives Akuru (Divehi)

S

h

Pandey

E

Eebee Hmong

Egyptian Hieroglyphs (extended)

 

S

L, S, A

 

m

h

 

 

Y*

Y*

 

 

Everson et al.

Suignard

 

 

Elymaic

A

h

Pandey

Epi-Olmec

L

h

 

 

Ersu Shaba

I (?)

h

Y

 

China NB

Eskaya

S

m

Y

 

Pandey

F

Fula-1 (Fula Dita)

Fula-2 (Ba)

A

A

m

m

 

 

 

 

G

Gabelsberger Shorthand

Gangga Malayu (see note 2)

 

G

m

h

 

Y*

 

Pandey

Garay (Wolof)

A

m

Y*

Everson

Gregg Shorthand

 

m

 

 

Gurung (Khe Phri)

 

m

 

 

Gurung (Khema)

A-S

m

Y

Pandey

H

HamNoSys

Hausa-1 (Salifou Hausa)

I

A

a

m

 

Y

 

 

Hausa-2 (Raina Kama)

A

m

Y

 

Hausa-3 (Tafi)

A

m

 

 

Hieratic (Egyptian)

 

h

 

 

I

Iban

Indus Valley Script

 

L

m

h

 

Y

 

 

Everson

Isibheqe Sohlamvu

S

m

 

 

J

Jenticha

Jurchen

A, A-S

I

m

h

Y*

Y

Pandey

Chinese NB

K

Kadamba

Kaddare

 

A

h

m

 

 

 

 

Kaida

I, N

h

 

M. Rosa

Karani

 

h

 

 

Kawi

G

h

Y*

Pandey & Miller

Kerinci

 

 

 

 

Khambu Rai

A-S

m

Y*

 

Pandey

Khamti (revision of old script)

 

m

 

 

Khatt-i Baburi

 

h

Y

Pandey

Khitan Large Script

(Ideographs)

 

I

 

 

h

 

 

Y

 

 

Chinese NB

 

 

Khitan Small Script

I

h

West et al.

Khom

 

 

 

 

 

Khotanese (Turkestani)

G

h

Y

Wilson

Kirat Rai

G

h

Y*

Pandey

Klingon

 

 

 

 

Kpelle

S

m

Y*

Everson & Riley

Kulitan

A-S

m

Y

 

Pandey

L

Lampung

Landa

 

G

 

h

 

Y*

 

Pandey

Leke

G

m

Y

 

Hosken & Fickle

Loma

S

m

Y*

Everson

Lontara Bilang Bilang

 

 

 

 

Luo

A

m

 

 

M

Magar Akkha

Mandombe

G

A

m

m

Y*

Y*

Pandey

Rovenchak et al.

Marchung

G

h

 

 

Ma-sa-ba (Bambara)

S

m

 

 

Mayan Hieroglyphs

L

h

Y*

Carlos Pallan

Micmac Hieroglyphs

Lg

h

 

 

Minangkabau

 

h

 

 

Mixtec

 

h

 

 

Moon

A

m

Y

Everson

Mwangwego

G

m

Y*

Everson

N

Naasioi

Nasu

 

 

m

m

 

 

 

 

Naxi Dongba

I

h

Y

China NB

Naxi Geba

S

h

Y

Everson

Nisu

 

m

 

 

Numidian

A

h

 

 

Nwagu Aneke Igbo

S

 

 

 

Nyiakeng Puachue Hmong

A

m

 

O

Old Hanzi

Old Minahasa

I

 

h

h

 

 

 

 

Old Uyghur

A

h

Y*

Pandey

Olmec

 

h

 

 

Oracle Bone

 

h

Y

 

P

Pahawh Hmong First Stage

Palaeohispanic

 

A, S

 

h

 

Y*

Everson

Joan Ferrer et al.

Pallava

G

h

Y*

Pandey

Pau Cin Hau Syllabary

Lg

m

Y*

Pandey

Pitman Shorthand

A

m

Y

 

R. Rajaram

Proto-Cuneiform

Lg

h

Y*

Everson & Hawkins

Proto-Elamite

 

h

 

Everson & Hawkins

Pungchen

G

h

Y

Pandey

Pungchung

G

h

 

 

Pyu (Tircul)

G

h

Y*

Pandey

R

Ranjana (Landzya)

Rongo Rongo

G

L

m

h

 

Y

 

Pandey

Everson

S

Satavahana

Seal

G

I

h

h

 

Y

 

 

TCA & Chinese NB

Shankha (Shell script)

 

h

 

 

Shavian Quikscript

 

 

 

 

Shuishu Logograms

I

h

Y

Chinese NB

Sidetic

A

h

 

 

Sirmauri

G

 

 

Pandey

Siyaq (Diwani)

N

h

Y*

Pandey

Siyaq (Ottoman)

N

h

Pandey

Siyaq (Persian)

N

h

Y*

Pandey

Stokoe (Stokoe Notation)

A

m

 

Priest

T

Tai Yo

Tangsa (Khimhun)

 

A

 

m

 

Y*

 

Pandey

Tangsa (Mossang)

A

m

Y*

Pandey

Tani

A

h

Y*

Pandey

Tengwar

A

a

Y

Everson

Teotihuacan

 

h

 

 

Tigalari (Tulu)

G

 

Y

Murthy & Rajan

Tikamuli

A

m

Y*

Pandey

Tocharian

G

h

Y

 

Wilson

Todhri

A

h

 

 

Tolong Siki

A

m

Y*

Pandey

U

&

V

Unifon (additions to Latin)

Vatteluttu

Veso Bey

Visible Speech

A

G

A

A

m

h

h

m

Y*

Y

 

 

Everson

Pandey

 

 

Vithkuqi

A

h

Y*

Everson

W

Wancho

Western Cham

A

 

m

m

Everson

Everson et al.

Woleai (Caroline Islands script)

S

h

Y*

Everson

Y

Yezidi

Yi Extensions

 

L

m

m

Y*

Y

 

Karaca et al.

Chinese NB

Yi , Chuxiong

L

m

 

 

 

Yi , Sani Yi

L

m

 

 

Z

Zapotec

Zhuang Square

Znamenny Chant notation

Zou

 

I

 

A-S

h

h

m

m

 

 

Y

Y*

 

 

Andreev & Shardt

Pandey

Note 1: See "Khotanese" and "Tocharian".

 

Note 2: Withdrawn pending further info.

 

 

 

Sources: Roadmap BMP 8.0.0, SMP 8.0.0

 

Last updated: October 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

Script Encoding Initiative

c/o Deborah Anderson

University of California, Berkeley

Department of Linguistics

1203 Dwinelle Hall #2650

Berkeley, CA 94720-2650

USA

 

dwanders@berkeley.edu

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