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Glyph for U+2141
Source: Noto Sans

U+2141 Turned Sans-Serif Capital G

U+2141 was added to Unicode in version 3.2 (2002). 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 Math Symbol and is commonly used, that is, in no specific script. The character is also known as game.

The glyph is not a composition. It has a Neutral East Asian Width. In bidirectional context it acts as Other Neutral and is not mirrored. The glyph can, under circumstances, be confused with 1 other glyphs. In text U+2141 behaves as Alphabetic regarding line breaks. It has type Other for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

or turned g is a letter of the Latin alphabet, formed by rotating g 180°. It is used to transliterate the Georgian letter ჹ. ჹ itself is the Georgian letter გ "g" rotated. It represents a [ɢ] in some East Caucasian languages.

In 1900, turned g was a proposed phonetic symbol in the International Phonetic Association’s Exposé des principes.

A rotated capital G has sometimes been used as a substitute for the similar-looking eng [ŋ]. It is encoded in Unicode at U+2141. It looks similar to the Pe.(פ) ᵷ was added to Unicode 4.1 in 2005, as U+1D77. Fonts that can display the character include Code2000, Doulos SIL and Charis SIL. Lowercase "B with hook," an IPA letter that resembles a turned one-story g, is more widely available as a substitute, at U+0253. However the vertical alignment does not match.


Representations

System Representation
8513
UTF-8 E2 85 81
UTF-16 21 41
UTF-32 00 00 21 41
URL-Quoted %E2%85%81
HTML-Escape ⅁
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake ⅁
alias game

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Complete Record

Property Value
Age 3.2 (2002)
Unicode Name TURNED SANS-SERIF CAPITAL G
Unicode 1 Name
Block Letterlike Symbols
General Category Math Symbol
Script Common
Bidirectional Category Other Neutral
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition Type None
Decomposition Mapping Glyph for U+2141 Turned Sans-Serif Capital G
Lowercase
Simple Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+2141 Turned Sans-Serif Capital G
Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+2141 Turned Sans-Serif Capital G
Uppercase
Simple Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+2141 Turned Sans-Serif Capital G
Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+2141 Turned Sans-Serif Capital G
Simple Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+2141 Turned Sans-Serif Capital G
Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+2141 Turned Sans-Serif Capital G
Case Folding Glyph for U+2141 Turned Sans-Serif Capital G
ASCII Hex Digit
Alphabetic
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
Cased
Full Composition Exclusion
Default Ignorable Code Point
Dash
Deprecated
Diacritic
Emoji Modifier Base
Emoji Component
Emoji Modifier
Emoji Presentation
Emoji
Extender
Extended Pictographic
FC NFKC Closure Glyph for U+2141 Turned Sans-Serif Capital G
Grapheme Cluster Break Any
Grapheme Base
Grapheme Extend
Grapheme Link
Hex Digit
Hyphen
ID Continue
ID Start
IDS Binary Operator
IDS Trinary Operator and
Ideographic
Indic Mantra Category
Indic Positional Category NA
Indic Syllabic Category Other
Jamo Short Name
Join Control
Logical Order Exception
Math
Noncharacter Code Point
NFC Quick Check Yes
NFD Quick Check Yes
NFKC Casefold Glyph for U+2141 Turned Sans-Serif Capital G
NFKC Quick Check Yes
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
Radical
Sentence Break Other
Soft Dotted
Sentence Terminal
Terminal Punctuation
Unified Ideograph
Variation Selector
Word Break Other
White Space
XID Continue
XID Start
Expands On NFC
Expands On NFD
Expands On NFKC
Expands On NFKD
Bidi Paired Bracket Glyph for U+2141 Turned Sans-Serif Capital G
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+2141 Turned Sans-Serif Capital G
Script Extension
Vertical Orientation R