U+0965 DEVANAGARI DOUBLE DANDA

U+0965 was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block Devanagari in the 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, Gran, Gujarati, Gurmukhi, Kannada, Limbu, Mahj, Malayalam, Oriya, Sind, Sinhala, Syloti Nagri, Takri, Tamil, Telugu, Tirh. The character is also known as deergh 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 1 other glyphs. In text U+0965 behaves as Break After regarding line breaks. It has type STerm for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

In the Devanāgarī script, the danda (Sanskrit daṇḍa "stick") is a punctuation character. The glyph consists of a single vertical stroke. The character can be found at code point U+0964 (।) in Unicode. The "double danda" is at U+0965 (॥). ISCII encodes danda at 0xEA.

The danda marks the end of a sentence or period, comparable to a full stop (period) as commonly used in the Latin alphabet. In metrical texts, a double danda is used to delimit verses, and a single danda to delimit a pada or semi-verse.

Representations

System Representation
2405
UTF-8 E0 A5 A5
UTF-16 09 65
UTF-32 00 00 09 65
URL-Quoted %E0%A5%A5
HTML-Escape ॥
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake ॥
alias deergh viram

Related Characters

Confusables

  • । ।

Elsewhere

Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) DEVANAGARI DOUBLE 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) ॥
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) ॥
Lowercase Mapping (lc) ॥
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) ॥
Uppercase Mapping (uc) ॥
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) ॥
Titlecase Mapping (tc) ॥
Case Folding (cf) ॥
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) ॥
Bidi Paired Bracket Type (bpt) None
Cased (Cased)
Composition Exclusion (CE)
Case Ignorable (CI)
Full Composition Exclusion (Comp_Ex)
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)
Dash (Dash)
Deprecated (Dep)
Default Ignorable Code Point (DI)
Diacritic (Dia)
East Asian Width (ea) Neutral
Extender (Ext)
FC NFKC Closure (FC_NFKC) ॥
Grapheme Cluster Break (GCB) Any
Grapheme Base (Gr_Base)
Grapheme Extend (Gr_Ext)
Hex Digit (Hex)
Hangul Syllable Type (hst) Not Applicable
Hyphen (Hyphen)
ID Continue (IDC)
Ideographic (Ideo)
ID Start (IDS)
IDS Binary Operator (IDSB)
IDS Trinary Operator and (IDST)
InMC (InMC)
Indic Positional Category (InPC) NA
Indic Syllabic Category (InSC) Other
ISO 10646 Comment (isc)
Joining Group (jg) No_Joining_Group
Join Control (Join_C)
Jamo Short Name (JSN)
Joining Type (jt) Non Joining
Line Break (lb) Break After
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) ॥
NFKC Quick Check (NFKC_QC) Yes
NFKD Quick Check (NFKD_QC) Yes
Numeric Type (nt) None
Numeric Value (nv) NaN
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)
Pattern Syntax (Pat_Syn)
Pattern White Space (Pat_WS)
Quotation Mark (QMark)
Radical (Radical)
Sentence Break (SB) STerm
Simple Case Folding (scf) ॥
Script Extension (scx) Bengali Devanagari Gran Gujarati Gurmukhi Kannada Limbu Mahj Malayalam Oriya Sind Sinhala Syloti Nagri Takri Tamil Telugu Tirh
Soft Dotted (SD)
STerm (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)