Unicode 9 New Characters (2016)

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

Unicode 9.0.0 is released on June 21, 2016.

Unicode 9.0 adds exactly 7,500 characters, for a total of 128,172 characters.

New Characters Added in Unicode 9.
ScriptNumber of CharactersNote
Adlam87 Adlam alphabet, a writing system for the Fula languages used in Africa. Fula language
Bhaiksuki97 Bhaiksuki (Sanskrit: เคญเฅˆเค•เฅเคทเฅเค•เฅ€) is a Brahmi-based script that was used around the 11th and 12th centuries CE. It used to be known in English as the โ€œArrow-Headed Scriptโ€ or โ€œPoint-Headed Script,โ€ while an older designation, โ€œSindhura,โ€ had been used in Tibet for at least three centuries.[2] Records showing usage of the script mainly appeared in the present-day states of Bihar and West Bengal in India, and in regions of Bangladesh. Records have also been located in Tibet, Nepal, and Burma. Bhaiksuki alphabet
Marchen68 Marchen script is one of the writing system for Zhang-Zhung language. Zhang-Zhung (Tibetan: เฝžเฝ„เผ‹เฝžเฝดเฝ„, Wylie: zhang zhung) is an extinct Sino-Tibetan language that was spoken in what is now western Tibet. Zhang-Zhung language
Newa92 Prachalit Nepal script is a type of Abugida script developed from the Mol script derivatives of Brahmi script. It is used to write Nepal Bhasa, Sanskrit and Pali. Various publications are still published in this script including the Sikkim Herald the bulletin of the Sikkim government (Newari edition).[1]
Osage72a Native American language. Osage language
Tangut6881 Tangut is a extinct language used in 1036โ€“1502, in China. The writing system, Tangut script, is artificially created, based on Chinese character, but much more complex. Tangut language
other132 Many additional character for different scripts. See http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/Unicode-9.0/

Unicode 9 New Emoji


faces, emotion, gestures

๐Ÿคฃ ๐Ÿคค ๐Ÿค  ๐Ÿคก ๐Ÿคฅ ๐Ÿคข

๐Ÿคถ ๐Ÿคด ๐Ÿคต ๐Ÿคฐ ๐Ÿคฆ ๐Ÿคท ๐Ÿคณ


๐Ÿคž ๐Ÿค™ ๐Ÿค› ๐Ÿคœ ๐Ÿคš ๐Ÿค


๐Ÿ•บ ๐Ÿคบ ๐Ÿคธ ๐Ÿคผ ๐Ÿคฝ ๐Ÿคพ ๐Ÿคน


๐Ÿฆ ๐ŸฆŠ ๐ŸฆŒ ๐Ÿฆ ๐Ÿฆ‡ ๐Ÿฆ… ๐Ÿฆ† ๐Ÿฆ‰ ๐ŸฆŽ ๐Ÿฆˆ ๐Ÿฆ ๐Ÿฆ‘ ๐Ÿฆ‹


๐Ÿฅ ๐Ÿฅ‘ ๐Ÿฅ” ๐Ÿฅ• ๐Ÿฅ’ ๐Ÿฅœ ๐Ÿฅ ๐Ÿฅ– ๐Ÿฅž ๐Ÿฅ“ ๐Ÿฅ™ ๐Ÿฅš ๐Ÿฅ˜ ๐Ÿฅ— ๐Ÿฅ› ๐Ÿฅ‚ ๐Ÿฅƒ ๐Ÿฅ„

motor, traffic

๐Ÿ›ด ๐Ÿ›ต ๐Ÿ›‘

misc things

๐Ÿ›ถ ๐Ÿฅ‡ ๐Ÿฅˆ ๐Ÿฅ‰ ๐ŸฅŠ ๐Ÿฅ‹ ๐Ÿฅ… ๐Ÿฅ ๐Ÿ›’

WILTED flower, and one dark heart!

๐Ÿฅ€ ๐Ÿ–ค

[see Unicode: Emoji ๐Ÿ˜„]



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