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Glyph for U+0D27
Source: Noto Sans Malayalam

U+0D27 Malayalam Letter Dha

U+0D27 was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block U+0D00 to U+0D7F Malayalam in the U+0000 to U+FFFF Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Other Letter and is mainly used in the Malayalam script. The character is also known as soft dda.

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+0D27 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:

Malayalam script (Malayāḷalipi; IPA: [mɐlɐjaːɭɐ.lipi] / Malayalam: മലയാളലിപി) is a Brahmic script used commonly to write Malayalam, which is the principal language of Kerala, India, spoken by 45 million people in the world. It is a Dravidian language spoken in the Indian state of Kerala and the union territories of Lakshadweep and Puducherry (Mahé district) by the Malayali people. It is one of the official scripts of the Indian Republic. Malayalam script is also widely used for writing Sanskrit texts in Kerala.

The Malayalam script bears high similarity with Tigalari script, which was used for writing the Tulu language, spoken in coastal Karnataka (Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts) and the northernmost Kasargod district of Kerala. Like many other Indic scripts, it is an alphasyllabary (abugida), a writing system that is partially "alphabetic" and partially syllable-based. The modern Malayalam alphabet has 15 vowel letters, 42 consonant letters, and a few other symbols. The Malayalam script is a Vatteluttu alphabet extended with symbols from the Grantha alphabet to represent Indo-Aryan loanwords. The script is also used to write several minority languages such as Paniya, Betta Kurumba, and Ravula. The Malayalam language itself was historically written in several different scripts.


System Representation
UTF-8 E0 B4 A7
UTF-16 0D 27
UTF-32 00 00 0D 27
URL-Quoted %E0%B4%A7
HTML hex reference ധ
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake à´§
alias soft dda


Complete Record

Property Value
Age 1.1 (1993)
Unicode 1 Name
Block Malayalam
General Category Other Letter
Script Malayalam
Bidirectional Category Left To Right
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition Type None
Decomposition Mapping Glyph for U+0D27 Malayalam Letter Dha
Simple Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+0D27 Malayalam Letter Dha
Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+0D27 Malayalam Letter Dha
Simple Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+0D27 Malayalam Letter Dha
Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+0D27 Malayalam Letter Dha
Simple Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+0D27 Malayalam Letter Dha
Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+0D27 Malayalam Letter Dha
Case Folding Glyph for U+0D27 Malayalam Letter Dha
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+0D27 Malayalam Letter Dha
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 Consonant
Indic Mantra Category
Indic Positional Category NA
Indic Syllabic Category Consonant
Jamo Short Name
Join Control
Logical Order Exception
Noncharacter Code Point
NFC Quick Check Yes
NFD Quick Check Yes
NFKC Casefold Glyph for U+0D27 Malayalam Letter Dha
NFKC Quick Check Yes
NFKC_SCF Glyph for U+0D27 Malayalam Letter Dha
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 Other Letter
Soft Dotted
Sentence Terminal
Terminal Punctuation
Unified Ideograph
Variation Selector
Word Break Alphabetic Letter
White Space
XID Continue
XID Start
Expands On NFC
Expands On NFD
Expands On NFKC
Expands On NFKD
Bidi Paired Bracket Glyph for U+0D27 Malayalam Letter Dha
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 Alphabetic
Numeric Type None
Numeric Value not a number
Simple Case Folding Glyph for U+0D27 Malayalam Letter Dha
Script Extension
Vertical Orientation R