Unicode 10 New Characters (2017)

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

Unicode 10.0 is released on 2017 June 20.

Unicode 10.0 adds 8,518 characters, for a total of 136,690 characters. These additions include 4 new scripts, for a total of 139 scripts, as well as 56 new emoji characters.

The new scripts and characters in Version 10.0 add support for lesser-used languages and unique written requirements worldwide.

New Characters Added in Unicode 10.
ScriptNumber of CharactersNote
Masaram Gondi75 Used to write Gondi in Central and Southeast India. Gondi writing
Nรผshu396 ๅฅณไนฆ. Used by women in China to write poetry and other discourses until the late twentieth century Nรผshu script
Soyombo80 Used in historic Buddhist texts to write Sanskrit, Tibetan, and Mongolian Soyombo alphabet
Zanabazar Square72 Used in historic Buddhist texts to write Sanskrit, Tibetan, and Mongolian Zanabazar Square alphabet
Syriac letters? Used for writing Suriyani Malayalam, also known as Garshuni and as Syriac Malayalam Syriac alphabet
Gujarati signs132 Used for the transliteration of the Arabic script into Gujarati by Ismaili Khoja communities Gujarati alphabet
Hentaigana285 Hentaigana (ๅค‰ไฝ“ไปฎๅ) characters used in Japan (historic variants of Hiragana characters) Hentaigana
CJK Extension7,473 Chinese characters

Unicode 10 New Emoji

Note: font won't become available until Google, Microsoft, Apple etc release them. Probably around end of 2017.

Here is a image rendering.

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New emoji in Unicode 10

Here is the actual characters:



๐Ÿคฉ ๐Ÿคจ ๐Ÿคฏ ๐Ÿคช ๐Ÿคฌ ๐Ÿคฎ ๐Ÿคซ ๐Ÿคญ ๐Ÿง


๐Ÿง’ ๐Ÿง‘ ๐Ÿง“ ๐Ÿง• ๐Ÿง”

Fantasy Creatures

๐Ÿง™ ๐Ÿงš ๐Ÿง› ๐Ÿง ๐Ÿงœ ๐Ÿงž ๐ŸงŸ

Person with Situation

๐Ÿคฑ ๐Ÿง– ๐Ÿง— ๐Ÿง˜

Hand Gesture

๐ŸคŸ ๐Ÿคฒ


๐Ÿงฃ ๐Ÿงค ๐Ÿงฅ ๐Ÿงฆ ๐Ÿงข


๐Ÿฆ“ ๐Ÿฆ’ ๐Ÿฆ” ๐Ÿฆ• ๐Ÿฆ– ๐Ÿฆ—


๐Ÿฅฉ ๐Ÿฅช ๐Ÿฅฅ ๐Ÿฅฆ ๐Ÿฅฃ ๐Ÿฅซ ๐ŸฅŸ ๐Ÿฅ  ๐Ÿฅง ๐Ÿฅจ ๐Ÿฅค ๐Ÿฅข ๐Ÿฅก


๐Ÿ›ธ ๐Ÿ›ท ๐ŸฅŒ


๐Ÿง  ๐Ÿงก

[see Unicode: Emoji ๐Ÿ˜„]


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