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Glyph for U+05BD
Source: Noto Sans Hebrew

U+05BD HEBREW POINT METEG

U+05BD was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block U+0590 to U+05FF Hebrew in the U+0000 to U+FFFF Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Nonspacing Mark and is mainly used in the Hebrew script. The character is also known as siluq.

The glyph is not a composition. It has a Neutral East Asian Width. In bidirectional context it acts as Nonspacing Mark and is not mirrored. In text U+05BD behaves as Combining Mark regarding line breaks. It has type Extend for sentence and Extend for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Extend.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

Meteg (or meseg or metheg, Hebrew: מֶתֶג‎, lit. 'bridle', also gaʿya געיה‎, lit. 'bellowing', מאריך‎ maʾarikh, or מעמיד‎ maʿamid) is a punctuation mark used in Biblical Hebrew for stress marking. It is a vertical bar placed under the affected syllable.

Representations

System Representation
1469
UTF-8 D6 BD
UTF-16 05 BD
UTF-32 00 00 05 BD
URL-Quoted %D6%BD
HTML-Escape ֽ
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake ◌ֽ
alias siluq
Encoding: WINDOWS-1255 (hex bytes) CD
Adobe Glyph List afii57839
Adobe Glyph List siluqhebrew
Adobe Glyph List siluqlefthebrew

Elsewhere

Complete Record

Property Value
Age 1.1 (1993)
Unicode Name HEBREW POINT METEG
Unicode 1 Name
Block Hebrew
General Category Nonspacing Mark
Script Hebrew
Bidirectional Category Nonspacing Mark
Combining Class Ccc22
Decomposition Type None
Decomposition Mapping Glyph for U+05BD Hebrew Point Meteg
Lowercase
Simple Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+05BD Hebrew Point Meteg
Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+05BD Hebrew Point Meteg
Uppercase
Simple Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+05BD Hebrew Point Meteg
Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+05BD Hebrew Point Meteg
Simple Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+05BD Hebrew Point Meteg
Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+05BD Hebrew Point Meteg
Case Folding Glyph for U+05BD Hebrew Point Meteg
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+05BD Hebrew Point Meteg
Grapheme Cluster Break Extend
Grapheme Base
Grapheme Extend
Grapheme Link
Hex Digit
Hyphen
ID Continue
ID Start
IDS Binary Operator
IDS Trinary Operator and
Ideographic
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+05BD Hebrew Point Meteg
NFKC Quick Check Yes
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 Extend
Soft Dotted
Sentence Terminal
Terminal Punctuation
Unified Ideograph
Variation Selector
Word Break Extend
White Space
XID Continue
XID Start
Expands On NFC
Expands On NFD
Expands On NFKC
Expands On NFKD
Bidi Paired Bracket Glyph for U+05BD Hebrew Point Meteg
Bidi Paired Bracket Type None
East Asian Width Neutral
Hangul Syllable Type Not Applicable
ISO 10646 Comment
Joining Group No_Joining_Group
Joining Type Transparent
Line Break Combining Mark
Numeric Type None
Numeric Value not a number
Simple Case Folding Glyph for U+05BD Hebrew Point Meteg
Script Extension
Vertical Orientation R