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Glyph for U+0159
Source: Noto Sans

U+0159 Latin Small Letter R with Caron

U+0159 was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block U+0100 to U+017F Latin Extended-A in the U+0000 to U+FFFF Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Lowercase Letter and is mainly used in the Latin script. It is related to its uppercase variant Glyph for U+0158 Latin Capital Letter R with Caron and its titlecase variant Glyph for U+0158 Latin Capital Letter R with Caron.

The glyph is a Canonical composition of the glyphs Glyph for U+0072 Latin Small Letter R, Glyph for U+030C Combining Caron. It has a Neutral East Asian Width. In bidirectional context it acts as Left To Right and is not mirrored. In text U+0159 behaves as Alphabetic regarding line breaks. It has type Lower for sentence and Alphabetic Letter for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

The grapheme Ř, ř (R with caron, example of Czech pronunciation: ) is a letter used in the alphabets of the Czech and Upper Sorbian languages. It was also used in proposed orthographies for the Silesian language. It has been used in academic transcriptions for rhotic sounds.

The Unicode glyphs are U+0158 Ř and U+0159 ř . Either can also be represented using the combining character U+030C  ̌  COMBINING CARON.

Representations

System Representation
345
UTF-8 C5 99
UTF-16 01 59
UTF-32 00 00 01 59
URL-Quoted %C5%99
HTML hex reference ř
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake Å™
HTML named entity ř
Encoding: ISO-8859-2 (hex bytes) F8
Encoding: WINDOWS-1250 (hex bytes) F8
LATEX \v{r}
AGL: Latin-3 rcaron
AGL: Latin-4 rcaron
AGL: Latin-5 rcaron
Adobe Glyph List rcaron
digraph r<

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Property Value
Age 1.1 (1993)
Unicode Name LATIN SMALL LETTER R WITH CARON
Unicode 1 Name LATIN SMALL LETTER R HACEK
Block Latin Extended-A
General Category Lowercase Letter
Script Latin
Bidirectional Category Left To Right
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition Type Canonical
Decomposition Mapping Glyph for U+0072 Latin Small Letter R Glyph for U+030C Combining Caron
Lowercase
Simple Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+0159 Latin Small Letter R with Caron
Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+0159 Latin Small Letter R with Caron
Uppercase
Simple Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+0158 Latin Capital Letter R with Caron
Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+0158 Latin Capital Letter R with Caron
Simple Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+0158 Latin Capital Letter R with Caron
Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+0158 Latin Capital Letter R with Caron
Case Folding Glyph for U+0159 Latin Small Letter R with Caron
ASCII Hex Digit
Alphabetic
Bidi Control
Bidi Mirrored
Composition Exclusion
Case Ignorable
Changes When Casefolded
Changes When Casemapped
Changes When NFKC Casefolded
Changes When Lowercased
Changes When Titlecased
Changes When Uppercased
Cased
Full Composition Exclusion
Default Ignorable Code Point
Dash
Deprecated
Diacritic
Emoji Modifier Base
Emoji Component
Emoji Modifier
Emoji Presentation
Emoji
Extender
Extended Pictographic
FC NFKC Closure Glyph for U+0159 Latin Small Letter R with Caron
Grapheme Cluster Break Any
Grapheme Base
Grapheme Extend
Grapheme Link
Hex Digit
Hyphen
ID Continue
ID Start
IDS Binary Operator
IDS Trinary Operator and
IDSU 0
ID_Compat_Math_Continue 0
ID_Compat_Math_Start 0
Ideographic
InCB None
Indic Mantra Category
Indic Positional Category NA
Indic Syllabic Category Other
Jamo Short Name
Join Control
Logical Order Exception
Math
Noncharacter Code Point
NFC Quick Check Yes
NFD Quick Check No
NFKC Casefold Glyph for U+0159 Latin Small Letter R with Caron
NFKC Quick Check Yes
NFKC_SCF Glyph for U+0159 Latin Small Letter R with Caron
NFKD Quick Check No
Other Alphabetic
Other Default Ignorable Code Point
Other Grapheme Extend
Other ID Continue
Other ID Start
Other Lowercase
Other Math
Other Uppercase
Prepended Concatenation Mark
Pattern Syntax
Pattern White Space
Quotation Mark
Regional Indicator
Radical
Sentence Break Lower
Soft Dotted
Sentence Terminal
Terminal Punctuation
Unified Ideograph
Variation Selector
Word Break Alphabetic Letter
White Space
XID Continue
XID Start
Expands On NFC
Expands On NFD
Expands On NFKC
Expands On NFKD
Bidi Paired Bracket Glyph for U+0159 Latin Small Letter R with Caron
Bidi Paired Bracket Type None
East Asian Width Neutral
Hangul Syllable Type Not Applicable
ISO 10646 Comment
Joining Group No_Joining_Group
Joining Type Non Joining
Line Break Alphabetic
Numeric Type None
Numeric Value not a number
Simple Case Folding Glyph for U+0159 Latin Small Letter R with Caron
Script Extension
Vertical Orientation R