Hiragana is a
Unicode block A Unicode block is one of several contiguous ranges of numeric character codes (code point In character encoding terminology, a code point or code position is any of the numerical values that make up the ''codespace''. Many code points represent ...
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characters for the
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Japanese language



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

See also

* Enclosed Ideographic Supplement (Unicode block) has a single hiragana character: U+1F200 * Kana Supplement (Unicode block) has a single
katakana is a Japanese , one component of the along with , and in some cases the (known as ). The word ''katakana'' means "fragmentary kana", as the katakana characters are derived from components or fragments of more complex kanji. Katakana and hi ...
and 255
hentaigana In the system, are variant forms of . History Today, with few exceptions, there is only one hiragana for each of the forty-five that are written without diacritics or digraphs. However, traditionally there were generally several more- ...

characters * Kana Extended-A (Unicode block) continues with additional 31 hentaigana characters * Kana Extended-B (Unicode block) continues with additional kana for Taiwanese Hokkien * Small Kana Extension (Unicode block)


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