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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, Izapa, Jing, Kaminaljuyu, Khamyang, Lik Hto Ngouk, Old Khmer,

Old Mon, Pale Palaung, Rakhawunna, Rencong, Savara, Tajin, Takalik Abaj, Thai Nithet, Thai Noi (Lao Buhan),

Thai Yo(r), Tula.

Last update: October 2022

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

Adinkra

Afáka (Ndjuka)

A

S

m

m

Y

Y*

Korankye

Everson

Angka bejagung

(Rejang Numbers)

 

N

 

 

 

 

 

Y*

 

 

Pandey

 

 

Ariyaka

 

 

 

Rajan

Avoiuli

A

m

 

 

Aztec Pictograms

I

h

 

 

B

Badaga

Badugu

G

G

m

m

 

Y

 

Mandal

Bagam (Eghap)

S

h

Y*

Everson

Balti-A

G

h

Y*

Pandey

Balti-B

G

h

Y*

Pandey

Beria

G

m

Y

 

Anderson

Bété

S

m

Y*

Rovenchak

Bhujinmol

G

h

Y

 

Pandey

Bimanese

 

 

 

 

Buginese extensions for Bima

 

 

Y

Febri, Muhammad, Nasrullah

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)

Chisoi

G

A

h

m

 

Y

 

Mandal

Chola

G

h

 

 

 

Cirth

A

a

Y

 

Everson

Cistercian numerals

N

h

Y

Miller

D

Demotic (Egyptian)

Dhimal

 

A-S

h

m

 

Y

 

Pandey

E

Eebee Hmong

Egyptian Hieroglyphs (extended)

 

S

L, S, A

 

m

h

 

 

Y*

Y*

 

 

Everson et al.

Suignard

 

 

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

Rovenchak et al.

Goyakanadi

A-S

h

Y

Shashank Shenoy Basty

Gregg Shorthand

 

m

 

 

Gurung (Khe Phri)

 

m

Y

 

Gurung (Khema)

A-S

m

Mandal

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

& J

Iban

Indus Valley Script

Isibheqe Sohlamvu

Jurchen

 

L

S

I

m

h

m

h

 

Y

 

 

Y

 

Everson

 

Chinese NB

K

Kadamba

Kaddare

 

A

h

m

 

 

 

 

Kaida

I, N

h

 

M. Rosa

Kaktovik numerals

N

m

Marín Silva, Miller, Strand

Karani

 

h

 

 

Kawi

G

h

Bayu Perdana, Ilham Nurwansah

Kerinci

A-S

 

Y

Pandey

Khatt-i Baburi

 

h

Y

Pandey

Khitan Large Script

(Ideographs)

 

I

 

 

h

 

 

Y

 

 

Chinese NB

 

 

Khom

 

 

 

 

 

Khotanese (Turkestani)

G

h

Y

Wilson

Kirat Rai

G

h

Mandel & Evans

Klingon

 

 

Y

Shoulson & Litaer

Kore Sebeli

A

m

Y

Bangoura, Guigon & Sylla

Kpelle

S

m

Y*

Everson & Riley

Kulitan

A-S

m

Y

 

Pandey

Kwekor

S

m

 

 

Ben Mitchell

L

Lampung

Landa

A-S

G

m

h

Y

Y*

Pandey

Pandey

Leke

G

m

Y

 

Hosken & Fickle

Linear Elamite

H

h

Y*

Pandey

Lisu Monosyllabic

S

 

Y

 

China NB

Loma

S

m

Y*

Everson

Lontara Bilang Bilang

 

 

 

 

Luo Lakeside

A

m

Y

 

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

Nag Mundari

Nasu

A

 

m

m

Wolf-Sonkin & Mandal

 

Naxi Dongba

I

h

Y

China NB

Naxi Geba

S

h

Y

Everson

Nisu

 

m

 

 

Numidian

A

h

 

 

Nwagu Aneke Igbo

S

 

 

 

O

Ol Onal

Old Minahasa

A

 

m

h

Y

 

Mandal & Kucera

 

Olmec

 

h

 

 

Oracle Bone

 

h

Y

 

Otomaung

 

m

 

 

P

Pahawh Hmong First Stage

Palaeohispanic (North)

 

A, S

 

h

 

Y*

Everson

Joan Ferrer et al.

Palaeohispanic (South)

A, S

h

Y*

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*

Pandey

Proto-Elamite

 

h

Y*

Pandey

Proto-Sinaitic

A

h

Y*

Pandey

Pungchen

G

h

Y

Pandey

Pungchung

G

h

 

 

Punic

A

h

 

 

Pyu (Tircul)

G

h

Y*

Pandey

R

Ranjana (Landzya)

Rejang Numbers

G

N

m

 

 

Y*

Pandey

Pandey

Rma

 

m

Y

 

Chan et al.

Rongo Rongo

L

h

Y

 

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

Y

Pandey

Sirmauri

G

 

Y

Pandey

Siyaq (Diwani)

N

h

Y*

Pandey

Siyaq (Persian)

N

h

Y*

Pandey

Stokoe (Stokoe Notation)

A

m

 

Priest (Evans)

Sunuwar

A, A-S

m

Pandey

T

Tai Don

Tangsa (Khimhun)

G

A

m

m

Y

Y*

Kushim Jiang

Pandey

Tani

A

h

Y*

Pandey

Tengwar

A

a

Y

Everson

Teotihuacan

 

h

 

 

Tikamuli

A

m

Y*

Pandey

Tocharian

G

h

Y

 

Wilson

Todhri

A

h

Everson

Tolong Siki

A

m

Y*

Pandey

Tulu-Tigalari

G

 

Murthy & Rajan

U

&

V

Unifon (additions to Latin)

Vatteluttu

Veso Bey

Visible Speech

A

G

A

A

m

h

h

h

Y*

Y

 

 

Everson

Pandey

 

 

W

Western Cham

Woleai (Caroline Islands script)

 

S

m

h

Y*

 

Y*

Hosken

Everson

Y

Yi Ideographs

Yi , Chuxiong

L

L

m

m

Y

 

 

 

Kushim, Jiang

 

Yi , Sani Yi

L

m

 

 

Yo Lai Tay

 

m

Y

Nguyen, Sam et al.

Z

Zapotec

Zhuang Square

Zou

 

I

A-S

h

h

m

 

 

Y*

 

 

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 2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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