Unicode 11 New Characters
Unicode 11.0 is going to be released on 2018 June 12.
[this page will be updated by then]
Unicode 11.0 adds 684 characters. (to a total of 137,374 characters.)
The new characters are:
- 618 character in obscure language's writing systems. (to a total of 146 writing systems.)
- 66 new emoji.
The new script (writing system):
- Dogra, used to write historic Dogra in South Asia
- Georgian Mtavruli capital letters, newly added to support modern casing practices
- Gunjala Gondi, used to write the Adilabad dialect of the Gondi language in South Asia
- Hanifi Rohingya, used to write the modern Rohingya language in Southeast Asia
- Makasar, used to write historic Makasar in Indonesia
- Medefaidrin, used for modern liturgical purposes in Africa
- Old Sogdian, used to write historic Sogdian in the third to fifth centuries in Central Asia
- Sogdian, used to write historic languages in the seventh to fourteenth centuries in Central Asia
Other new character are:
- 5 urgently needed CJK unified ideographs
- 66 emoji characters, including 4 new emoji components for hair color.
- Copyleft symbol
- Half stars for rating systems
- Additional astrological symbols
- Xiangyi Chinese chess symbols
Unicode 11 New Emoji and Symbols
Note: font won't become available until Google, Microsoft, Apple etc release them. Probably around end of 2018.
[see Unicode Emoji 😄]
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