Unicode 8 New Characters

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

Unicode 8.0.0 is released on June 17, 2015.

Unicode 8.0 adds a total of 7,716 characters, encompassing six new scripts and many new symbols, as well as character additions to several existing scripts. Notable character additions include the following:

Unicode 8 New Emoji

smilies

๐Ÿค— ๐Ÿค” ๐Ÿ™„ ๐Ÿค ๐Ÿค“ ๐Ÿ™ƒ ๐Ÿค‘ ๐Ÿค’ ๐Ÿค• ๐Ÿค–

[see Unicode Emoji ๐Ÿ˜„ ๐Ÿ˜ฑ ๐Ÿ‘ฝ]

skin tones

๐Ÿป ๐Ÿผ ๐Ÿฝ ๐Ÿพ ๐Ÿฟ

hand

๐Ÿค˜

[see Unicode Hand Gestures ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ‘Œ โœ‹]

animals

๐Ÿฆ ๐Ÿฆ„ ๐Ÿฆƒ ๐Ÿฆ€ ๐Ÿฆ‚

[see Animal Emoji ๐Ÿผ ๐Ÿฐ]

[see Unicode Insects ๐Ÿž ๐Ÿ•ท]

food

๐Ÿง€ ๐ŸŒญ ๐ŸŒฎ ๐ŸŒฏ ๐Ÿฟ ๐Ÿพ

[see Food Emoji ๐Ÿ• ๐Ÿ’ ๐Ÿบ]

sports

๐Ÿ ๐Ÿ ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ’ ๐Ÿ“ ๐Ÿธ ๐Ÿน

[see Sports Emoji โ›ท โ›ธ โšฝ]

places

๐Ÿ•Œ ๐Ÿ• ๐Ÿ•‹ ๐Ÿ›

[see Places Emoji ๐Ÿฅ ๐Ÿฆ ๐ŸŽช]

things

๐Ÿบ ๐Ÿ•Ž ๐Ÿ“ฟ

[see Things Emoji ๐Ÿ”ช ๐Ÿ’Š ๐Ÿ›’]

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Reference

http://www.unicode.org/versions/Unicode8.0.0/

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