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Glyph for U+2138
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U+2138 DALET SYMBOL

U+2138 was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block U+2100 to U+214F Letterlike Symbols in the U+0000 to U+FFFF Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Other Letter and is commonly used, that is, in no specific script. The character is also known as fourth transfinite cardinal.

The glyph is a Compat composition of the glyph Glyph for U+05D3 Hebrew Letter Dalet. 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+2138 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:

Dalet (dāleth, also spelled Daleth or Daled) is the fourth letter of the Semitic abjads, including Phoenician Dālet 𐤃, Hebrew Dālet ד, Aramaic Dālath , Syriac Dālaṯ ܕ, and Arabic Dāl د (in abjadi order; 8th in modern order). Its sound value is the voiced alveolar plosive ([d]).

The letter is based on a glyph of the Proto-Sinaitic script, probably called dalt "door" (door in Modern Hebrew is delet), ultimately based on a hieroglyph depicting a door:

Representations

System Representation
8504
UTF-8 E2 84 B8
UTF-16 21 38
UTF-32 00 00 21 38
URL-Quoted %E2%84%B8
HTML-Escape ℸ
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake ℸ
HTML-Escape ℸ
alias fourth transfinite cardinal
LATEX \daleth

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Complete Record

Property Value
Age 1.1 (1993)
Unicode Name DALET SYMBOL
Unicode 1 Name FOURTH TRANSFINITE CARDINAL
Block Letterlike Symbols
General Category Other Letter
Script Common
Bidirectional Category Left To Right
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition Type Compat
Decomposition Mapping Glyph for U+05D3 Hebrew Letter Dalet
Lowercase
Simple Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+2138 Dalet Symbol
Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+2138 Dalet Symbol
Uppercase
Simple Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+2138 Dalet Symbol
Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+2138 Dalet Symbol
Simple Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+2138 Dalet Symbol
Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+2138 Dalet Symbol
Case Folding Glyph for U+2138 Dalet Symbol
ASCII Hex Digit
Alphabetic
Bidi Control
Bidi Mirrored
Bidi Paired Bracket Glyph for U+2138 Dalet Symbol
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+2138 Dalet Symbol
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 Other
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+05D3 Hebrew Letter Dalet
NFKC Quick Check No
NFKD Quick Check No
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+2138 Dalet Symbol
Script Extension
Soft Dotted
Sentence Terminal
Terminal Punctuation
Unified Ideograph
Vertical Orientation U
Variation Selector
Word Break Alphabetic Letter
White Space
XID Continue
XID Start
Expands On NFC
Expands On NFD
Expands On NFKC
Expands On NFKD