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Glyph for U+0CBD
Source: Noto Sans Kannada

U+0CBD KANNADA SIGN AVAGRAHA

U+0CBD was added to Unicode in version 4.0 (2003). It belongs to the block U+0C80 to U+0CFF Kannada in the U+0000 to U+FFFF Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Other Letter and is mainly used in the Kannada 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. In text U+0CBD behaves as Alphabetic regarding line breaks. It has type Other Letter for sentence and Alphabetic Letter for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

Avagraha () is a symbol used to indicate prodelision of an अ (a) in many Indian languages like Sanskrit as shown below. It is usually transliterated with an apostrophe in Roman script and, in case of Devanagari, as in the Sanskrit philosophical expression शिवोऽहम् Śivo’ham (Śivaḥ aham), which is a sandhi of (शिवः + अहम्) ‘I am Shiva’. The avagraha is also used for prolonging vowel sounds in some languages, for example Hindi माँऽऽऽ! for ‘Mãããã!’ when calling to one's mother, or when transliterating foreign words in instant messaging: for example, 'cool' can be transliterated as कूऽल.

In the case of Hindi, the character is also sometimes used as a symbol to denote long or heavy syllables, in metrical poetry. For example, the syllables in the word छंदः chandaḥ ‘metre’ (in nominative) can be denoted as "ऽऽ", meaning two long syllables. (Cf. other notations in entry "Systems of scansion".)

Representations

System Representation
3261
UTF-8 E0 B2 BD
UTF-16 0C BD
UTF-32 00 00 0C BD
URL-Quoted %E0%B2%BD
HTML-Escape ಽ
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake ಽ

Elsewhere

Complete Record

Property Value
Age 4.0 (2003)
Unicode Name KANNADA SIGN AVAGRAHA
Unicode 1 Name
Block Kannada
General Category Other Letter
Script Kannada
Bidirectional Category Left To Right
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition Type None
Decomposition Mapping Glyph for U+0CBD Kannada Sign Avagraha
Lowercase
Simple Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+0CBD Kannada Sign Avagraha
Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+0CBD Kannada Sign Avagraha
Uppercase
Simple Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+0CBD Kannada Sign Avagraha
Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+0CBD Kannada Sign Avagraha
Simple Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+0CBD Kannada Sign Avagraha
Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+0CBD Kannada Sign Avagraha
Case Folding Glyph for U+0CBD Kannada Sign Avagraha
ASCII Hex Digit
Alphabetic
Bidi Control
Bidi Mirrored
Bidi Paired Bracket Glyph for U+0CBD Kannada Sign Avagraha
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+0CBD Kannada Sign Avagraha
Grapheme Cluster Break Any
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 NA
Indic Syllabic Category Avagraha
ISO 10646 Comment
Joining Group No_Joining_Group
Join Control
Jamo Short Name
Joining Type Non Joining
Line Break Alphabetic
Logical Order Exception
Math
Noncharacter Code Point
NFC Quick Check Yes
NFD Quick Check Yes
NFKC Casefold Glyph for U+0CBD Kannada Sign Avagraha
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 Other Letter
Simple Case Folding Glyph for U+0CBD Kannada Sign Avagraha
Script Extension
Soft Dotted
Sentence Terminal
Terminal Punctuation
Unified Ideograph
Vertical Orientation R
Variation Selector
Word Break Alphabetic Letter
White Space
XID Continue
XID Start
Expands On NFC
Expands On NFD
Expands On NFKC
Expands On NFKD