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Kana Supplement 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 ...
containing one archaic
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 ...
character 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- ...

hentaigana
(non-standard
Hiragana is a Japanese Japanese may refer to: * Something from or related to Japan , image_flag = Flag of Japan.svg , alt_flag = Centered deep red circle on a white rectangle , image_coat ...

Hiragana
) characters. Additional hentaigana characters are encoded in the
Kana Extended-A Kana Extended-A is a Unicode block containing hentaigana (non-standard hiragana) and historic kana characters. Additional hentaigana characters are encoded in the Kana Supplement block. Block History The following Unicode-related documents reco ...
block.


Block


History

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


See also

*
Hiragana (Unicode block) 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' ...
*
Katakana (Unicode block) Katakana 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'' ...
* Kana Extended-A (Unicode block) * Kana Extended-B (Unicode block) * Small Kana Extension (Unicode block)


References

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