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Glyph for U+02BC
Source: Noto Sans

U+02BC Modifier Letter Apostrophe

U+02BC was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block U+02B0 to U+02FF Spacing Modifier Letters in the U+0000 to U+FFFF Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Modifier Letter and is commonly used, that is, in no specific script. The character is also known as apostrophe.

The glyph is not a composition. It has a Neutral East Asian Width. In bidirectional context it acts as Left To Right and is not mirrored. The glyph can, under circumstances, be confused with 1 other glyphs. In text U+02BC behaves as Alphabetic regarding line breaks. It has type Other Letter for sentence and Alphabetic Letter for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

The modifier letter apostrophe ʼ is a letter found in Unicode encoding, used primarily for various glottal sounds.

Representations

System Representation
700
UTF-8 CA BC
UTF-16 02 BC
UTF-32 00 00 02 BC
URL-Quoted %CA%BC
HTML hex reference ʼ
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake ◌ʼ
alias apostrophe
LATEX '
AGL: Latin-4 uni02BC
AGL: Latin-5 uni02BC
Adobe Glyph List afii57929
Adobe Glyph List apostrophemod

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Complete Record

Property Value
Age 1.1 (1993)
Unicode Name MODIFIER LETTER APOSTROPHE
Unicode 1 Name
Block Spacing Modifier Letters
General Category Modifier Letter
Script Common
Bidirectional Category Left To Right
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition Type None
Decomposition Mapping Glyph for U+02BC Modifier Letter Apostrophe
Lowercase
Simple Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+02BC Modifier Letter Apostrophe
Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+02BC Modifier Letter Apostrophe
Uppercase
Simple Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+02BC Modifier Letter Apostrophe
Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+02BC Modifier Letter Apostrophe
Simple Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+02BC Modifier Letter Apostrophe
Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+02BC Modifier Letter Apostrophe
Case Folding Glyph for U+02BC Modifier Letter Apostrophe
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+02BC Modifier Letter Apostrophe
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 Yes
NFKC Casefold Glyph for U+02BC Modifier Letter Apostrophe
NFKC Quick Check Yes
NFKC_SCF Glyph for U+02BC Modifier Letter Apostrophe
NFKD Quick Check Yes
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 Other Letter
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+02BC Modifier Letter Apostrophe
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+02BC Modifier Letter Apostrophe
Script Extension
Vertical Orientation R