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Glyph for U+0964
Source: Noto Sans Devanagari

U+0964 Devanagari Danda

U+0964 was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block U+0900 to U+097F Devanagari in the U+0000 to U+FFFF Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Other Punctuation and is commonly used, that is, in no specific script. It is also used in the scripts Bengali, Devanagari, Dogra, Gunjala Gondi, Masaram Gondi, Grantha, Gujarati, Gurmukhi, Kannada, Mahajani, Malayalam, Nandinagari, Oriya, Sindhi, Sinhala, Syloti Nagri, Takri, Tamil, Telugu, Tirhuta. The character is also known as purna viram.

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 2 other glyphs. In text U+0964 behaves as Break After regarding line breaks. It has type Sentence Terminal for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

In Indic scripts, the daṇḍa (Sanskrit: दण्ड daṇḍa "stick") is a punctuation mark. The glyph consists of a single vertical stroke.


System Representation
UTF-8 E0 A5 A4
UTF-16 09 64
UTF-32 00 00 09 64
URL-Quoted %E0%A5%A4
HTML hex reference ।
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake ।
alias purna viram
Adobe Glyph List danda

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Complete Record

Property Value
Age 1.1 (1993)
Unicode 1 Name
Block Devanagari
General Category Other Punctuation
Script Common
Bidirectional Category Left To Right
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition Type None
Decomposition Mapping Glyph for U+0964 Devanagari Danda
Simple Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+0964 Devanagari Danda
Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+0964 Devanagari Danda
Simple Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+0964 Devanagari Danda
Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+0964 Devanagari Danda
Simple Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+0964 Devanagari Danda
Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+0964 Devanagari Danda
Case Folding Glyph for U+0964 Devanagari Danda
ASCII Hex Digit
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
Full Composition Exclusion
Default Ignorable Code Point
Emoji Modifier Base
Emoji Component
Emoji Modifier
Emoji Presentation
Extended Pictographic
FC NFKC Closure Glyph for U+0964 Devanagari Danda
Grapheme Cluster Break Any
Grapheme Base
Grapheme Extend
Grapheme Link
Hex Digit
ID Continue
ID Start
IDS Binary Operator
IDS Trinary Operator and
ID_Compat_Math_Continue 0
ID_Compat_Math_Start 0
InCB None
Indic Mantra Category
Indic Positional Category NA
Indic Syllabic Category Other
Jamo Short Name
Join Control
Logical Order Exception
Noncharacter Code Point
NFC Quick Check Yes
NFD Quick Check Yes
NFKC Casefold Glyph for U+0964 Devanagari Danda
NFKC Quick Check Yes
NFKC_SCF Glyph for U+0964 Devanagari Danda
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
Sentence Break Sentence Terminal
Soft Dotted
Sentence Terminal
Terminal Punctuation
Unified Ideograph
Variation Selector
Word Break Other
White Space
XID Continue
XID Start
Expands On NFC
Expands On NFD
Expands On NFKC
Expands On NFKD
Bidi Paired Bracket Glyph for U+0964 Devanagari Danda
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 Break After
Numeric Type None
Numeric Value not a number
Simple Case Folding Glyph for U+0964 Devanagari Danda
Script Extension Bengali Devanagari Dogra Gunjala Gondi Masaram Gondi Grantha Gujarati Gurmukhi Kannada Mahajani Malayalam Nandinagari Oriya Sindhi Sinhala Syloti Nagri Takri Tamil Telugu Tirhuta
Vertical Orientation R