Small Kana Extension
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Small Kana Extension 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 additional small variants for the
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
and
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 ...
syllabaries, in addition to those in the
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 ...
,
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 Katakana Phonetic Extensions blocks.


Block


History

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


See also

* Hiragana (Unicode block) * Katakana (Unicode block) * Kana Extended-A, Kana Extended-A (Unicode block) * Kana Extended-B, Kana Extended-B (Unicode block) * Kana Supplement, Kana Supplement (Unicode block)


References

{{Japanese language Unicode blocks