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Glyph for U+0BBF
Source: Noto Sans Tamil

U+0BBF TAMIL VOWEL SIGN I

U+0BBF was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block U+0B80 to U+0BFF Tamil in the U+0000 to U+FFFF Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Spacing Mark and is mainly used in the Tamil script.

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 3 other glyphs. In text U+0BBF behaves as Combining Mark regarding line breaks. It has type Extend for sentence and Extend for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Spacing Mark.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

The Tamil script (தமிழ் அரிச்சுவடி Tamiḻ ariccuvaṭi [tamiɻ ˈaɾitːɕuʋaɽi], pronunciation ) is an abugida script that is used by Tamils and Tamil speakers in India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and elsewhere to write the Tamil language. Certain minority languages such as Saurashtra, Badaga, Irula and Paniya are also written in the Tamil script.

Representations

System Representation
3007
UTF-8 E0 AE BF
UTF-16 0B BF
UTF-32 00 00 0B BF
URL-Quoted %E0%AE%BF
HTML-Escape ி
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake ி

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Complete Record

Property Value
Age 1.1 (1993)
Unicode Name TAMIL VOWEL SIGN I
Unicode 1 Name
Block Tamil
General Category Spacing Mark
Script Tamil
Bidirectional Category Left To Right
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition Type None
Decomposition Mapping Glyph for U+0BBF Tamil Vowel Sign I
Lowercase
Simple Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+0BBF Tamil Vowel Sign I
Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+0BBF Tamil Vowel Sign I
Uppercase
Simple Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+0BBF Tamil Vowel Sign I
Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+0BBF Tamil Vowel Sign I
Simple Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+0BBF Tamil Vowel Sign I
Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+0BBF Tamil Vowel Sign I
Case Folding Glyph for U+0BBF Tamil Vowel Sign I
ASCII Hex Digit
Alphabetic
Bidi Control
Bidi Mirrored
Bidi Paired Bracket Glyph for U+0BBF Tamil Vowel Sign I
Bidi Paired Bracket Type None
Cased
Composition Exclusion
Case Ignorable
Full Composition Exclusion
Changes When Casefolded
Changes When Casemapped
Changes When NFKC Casefolded
Changes When Lowercased
Changes When Titlecased
Changes When Uppercased
Dash
Deprecated
Default Ignorable Code Point
Diacritic
East Asian Width Neutral
Emoji Modifier Base
Emoji Component
Emoji Modifier
Emoji
Emoji Presentation
Extender
Extended Pictographic
FC NFKC Closure Glyph for U+0BBF Tamil Vowel Sign I
Grapheme Cluster Break Spacing Mark
Grapheme Base
Grapheme Extend
Grapheme Link
Hex Digit
Hangul Syllable Type Not Applicable
Hyphen
ID Continue
Ideographic
ID Start
IDS Binary Operator
IDS Trinary Operator and
Indic Mantra Category
Indic Positional Category Right
Indic Syllabic Category Vowel_Dependent
ISO 10646 Comment
Joining Group No_Joining_Group
Join Control
Jamo Short Name
Joining Type Non Joining
Line Break Combining Mark
Logical Order Exception
Math
Noncharacter Code Point
NFC Quick Check Yes
NFD Quick Check Yes
NFKC Casefold Glyph for U+0BBF Tamil Vowel Sign I
NFKC Quick Check Yes
NFKD Quick Check Yes
Numeric Type None
Numeric Value not a number
Other Alphabetic
Other Default Ignorable Code Point
Other Grapheme Extend
Other ID Continue
Other ID Start
Other Lowercase
Other Math
Other Uppercase
Pattern Syntax
Pattern White Space
Prepended Concatenation Mark
Quotation Mark
Radical
Regional Indicator
Sentence Break Extend
Simple Case Folding Glyph for U+0BBF Tamil Vowel Sign I
Script Extension
Soft Dotted
Sentence Terminal
Terminal Punctuation
Unified Ideograph
Vertical Orientation R
Variation Selector
Word Break Extend
White Space
XID Continue
XID Start
Expands On NFC
Expands On NFD
Expands On NFKC
Expands On NFKD