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Glyph for U+0964
Source: Noto Sans Devanagari

U+0964 Devanagari Danda

U+0964 was added in Unicode version 1.1 in 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 no designated width in East Asian texts. In bidirectional text it is written from left to right. When changing direction it is not mirrored. It can end sentences at appropriate places. U+0964 offers a line break opportunity after its position. The glyph can be confused with 2 other glyphs.

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

Related Characters



Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1 (1993)
Unicode Name (na) DEVANAGARI DANDA
Unicode 1 Name (na1)
Block (blk) Devanagari
General Category (gc) Other Punctuation
Script (sc) Common
Bidirectional Category (bc) Left To Right
Combining Class (ccc) Not Reordered
Decomposition Type (dt) none
Decomposition Mapping (dm) Glyph for U+0964 Devanagari Danda
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) Glyph for U+0964 Devanagari Danda
Lowercase Mapping (lc) Glyph for U+0964 Devanagari Danda
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) Glyph for U+0964 Devanagari Danda
Uppercase Mapping (uc) Glyph for U+0964 Devanagari Danda
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) Glyph for U+0964 Devanagari Danda
Titlecase Mapping (tc) Glyph for U+0964 Devanagari Danda
Case Folding (cf) Glyph for U+0964 Devanagari Danda
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Composition Exclusion (CE)
Case Ignorable (CI)
Changes When Casefolded (CWCF)
Changes When Casemapped (CWCM)
Changes When NFKC Casefolded (CWKCF)
Changes When Lowercased (CWL)
Changes When Titlecased (CWT)
Changes When Uppercased (CWU)
Cased (Cased)
Full Composition Exclusion (Comp_Ex)
Default Ignorable Code Point (DI)
Dash (Dash)
Deprecated (Dep)
Diacritic (Dia)
Emoji Modifier Base (EBase)
Emoji Component (EComp)
Emoji Modifier (EMod)
Emoji Presentation (EPres)
Emoji (Emoji)
Extender (Ext)
Extended Pictographic (ExtPict)
FC NFKC Closure (FC_NFKC) Glyph for U+0964 Devanagari Danda
Grapheme Cluster Break (GCB) Any
Grapheme Base (Gr_Base)
Grapheme Extend (Gr_Ext)
Grapheme Link (Gr_Link)
Hex Digit (Hex)
Hyphen (Hyphen)
ID Continue (IDC)
ID Start (IDS)
IDS Binary Operator (IDSB)
IDS Trinary Operator and (IDST)
ID_Compat_Math_Continue (ID_Compat_Math_Continue) 0
ID_Compat_Math_Start (ID_Compat_Math_Start) 0
Ideographic (Ideo)
InCB (InCB) None
Indic Mantra Category (InMC)
Indic Positional Category (InPC) NA
Indic Syllabic Category (InSC) Other
Jamo Short Name (JSN)
Join Control (Join_C)
Logical Order Exception (LOE)
Math (Math)
Noncharacter Code Point (NChar)
NFC Quick Check (NFC_QC) Yes
NFD Quick Check (NFD_QC) Yes
NFKC Casefold (NFKC_CF) Glyph for U+0964 Devanagari Danda
NFKC Quick Check (NFKC_QC) Yes
NFKC_SCF (NFKC_SCF) Glyph for U+0964 Devanagari Danda
NFKD Quick Check (NFKD_QC) Yes
Other Alphabetic (OAlpha)
Other Default Ignorable Code Point (ODI)
Other Grapheme Extend (OGr_Ext)
Other ID Continue (OIDC)
Other ID Start (OIDS)
Other Lowercase (OLower)
Other Math (OMath)
Other Uppercase (OUpper)
Prepended Concatenation Mark (PCM)
Pattern Syntax (Pat_Syn)
Pattern White Space (Pat_WS)
Quotation Mark (QMark)
Regional Indicator (RI)
Radical (Radical)
Sentence Break (SB) Sentence Terminal
Soft Dotted (SD)
Sentence Terminal (STerm)
Terminal Punctuation (Term)
Unified Ideograph (UIdeo)
Variation Selector (VS)
Word Break (WB) Other
White Space (WSpace)
XID Continue (XIDC)
XID Start (XIDS)
Expands On NFC (XO_NFC)
Expands On NFD (XO_NFD)
Expands On NFKC (XO_NFKC)
Expands On NFKD (XO_NFKD)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) Glyph for U+0964 Devanagari Danda
Bidi Paired Bracket Type (bpt) None
East Asian Width (ea) neutral
Hangul Syllable Type (hst) Not Applicable
ISO 10646 Comment (isc)
Joining Group (jg) No_Joining_Group
Joining Type (jt) Non Joining
Line Break (lb) Break After
Numeric Type (nt) none
Numeric Value (nv) not a number
Simple Case Folding (scf) Glyph for U+0964 Devanagari Danda
Script Extension (scx) 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 (vo) R