Unicode 10 New Characters

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 ] [ 2017-06-28 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gondi_writing ]
Nüshu396 女书. Used by women in China to write poetry and other discourses until the late twentieth century [ Nüshu script ] [ 2017-06-28 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/N%C3%BCshu_script ]
Soyombo80 Used in historic Buddhist texts to write Sanskrit, Tibetan, and Mongolian [ Soyombo alphabet ] [ 2017-06-29 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soyombo_alphabet ]
Zanabazar Square72 Used in historic Buddhist texts to write Sanskrit, Tibetan, and Mongolian [ Zanabazar Square alphabet ] [ 2017-06-29 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zanabazar_Square_alphabet ]
Syriac letters? Used for writing Suriyani Malayalam, also known as Garshuni and as Syriac Malayalam [ Syriac alphabet ] [ 2017-06-29 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syriac_alphabet ]
Gujarati signs132 Used for the transliteration of the Arabic script into Gujarati by Ismaili Khoja communities [ Gujarati alphabet ] [ 2017-06-29 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gujarati_alphabet ]
Hentaigana285 Hentaigana (変体仮名) characters used in Japan (historic variants of Hiragana characters) [ Hentaigana ] [ 2017-06-29 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hentaigana ]
CJK Extension7,473 Chinese characters
emoji56emoji

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:

Faces

🤩 🤨 🤯 🤪 🤬 🤮 🤫 🤭 🧐

Person

🧒 🧑 🧓 🧕 🧔

Fantasy Creatures

🧙 🧚 🧛 🧝 🧜 🧞 🧟

Person with Situation

🤱 🧖 🧗 🧘

Hand Gesture

🤟 🤲

Clothing

🧣 🧤 🧥 🧦 🧢

Animals

🦓 🦒 🦔 🦕 🦖 🦗

Food

🥩 🥪 🥥 🥦 🥣 🥫 🥟 🥠 🥧 🥨 🥤 🥢 🥡

Things

🛸 🛷 🥌

Misc

🧠 🧡

[see Unicode Emoji 😄]

Rendering

unicode 10 faces twitter 2017 07 06
Unicode 10 faces on twitter 2017-07-06
unicode 10 faces symbola font 2017 07 06
Unicode 10 faces symbola font 2017-07-06

Search Box

Unicode Search

Type heart face, or 9829, or U+1f60d, or paste emoji 😂.

Reference

http://unicode.org/versions/Unicode10.0.0/

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