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Glyph for U+2C70
Source: Noto Sans

U+2C70 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER TURNED ALPHA

U+2C70 was added to Unicode in version 5.2 (2009). It belongs to the block U+2C60 to U+2C7F Latin Extended-C in the U+0000 to U+FFFF Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Uppercase Letter and is mainly used in the Latin script. It is related to its lowercase variant Glyph for U+0252 Latin Small Letter Turned Alpha.

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 1 other glyphs. In text U+2C70 behaves as Alphabetic regarding line breaks. It has type Upper for sentence and Alphabetic Letter for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

The Latin turned alpha, also known as the turned script A (uppercase: , lowercase: ɒ), is an additional letter of the Latin script, based on letters A and Latin alpha (Ɑ). Its lowercase variant is used in International Phonetic Alphabet, Americanist phonetic notation, Uralic Phonetic Alphabet, Teuthonista, Swedish Dialect Alphabet, Dania, and Norvegia transcriptions. Its uppercase variant is used in the Americanist phonetic notation. The letter also apperears in Belter Creole, a constructed language made by Nick Farmer for The Expanse television sci-fi series.

Representations

System Representation
11376
UTF-8 E2 B1 B0
UTF-16 2C 70
UTF-32 00 00 2C 70
URL-Quoted %E2%B1%B0
HTML-Escape Ɒ
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake â±°
AGL: Latin-5 uni2C70

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Age 5.2 (2009)
Unicode Name LATIN CAPITAL LETTER TURNED ALPHA
Unicode 1 Name
Block Latin Extended-C
General Category Uppercase Letter
Script Latin
Bidirectional Category Left To Right
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition Type None
Decomposition Mapping Glyph for U+2C70 Latin Capital Letter Turned Alpha
Lowercase
Simple Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+0252 Latin Small Letter Turned Alpha
Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+0252 Latin Small Letter Turned Alpha
Uppercase
Simple Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+2C70 Latin Capital Letter Turned Alpha
Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+2C70 Latin Capital Letter Turned Alpha
Simple Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+2C70 Latin Capital Letter Turned Alpha
Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+2C70 Latin Capital Letter Turned Alpha
Case Folding Glyph for U+0252 Latin Small Letter Turned Alpha
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+2C70 Latin Capital Letter Turned Alpha
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+0252 Latin Small Letter Turned Alpha
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 Upper
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+2C70 Latin Capital Letter Turned Alpha
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+0252 Latin Small Letter Turned Alpha
Script Extension
Vertical Orientation R