Unicode: Japanese Circled/Squared Characters ใ‰†

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

These characters are used mostly in Japan. They are mostly Chinese characters (aka kanji) enclosed in circle or square, used as a specialized sign, similar to the squared WC ๐Ÿšพ (WATER CLOSET) is a sign for toilet in UK.


Japanese Circled Characters

ใŠŠ ใŠ‹ ใŠŒ ใŠ ใŠŽ ใŠ ใŠ

ใŠš ใŠ›

ใŠค ใŠฅ ใŠฆ ใŠง ใŠจ

ใ‹ ใ‹‘ ใ‹’ ใ‹“ ใ‹” ใ‹• ใ‹– ใ‹— ใ‹˜ ใ‹™ ใ‹š ใ‹› ใ‹œ ใ‹ ใ‹ž ใ‹Ÿ ใ‹  ใ‹ก ใ‹ข ใ‹ฃ ใ‹ค ใ‹ฅ ใ‹ฆ ใ‹ง ใ‹จ ใ‹ฉ ใ‹ช ใ‹ซ ใ‹ฌ ใ‹ญ ใ‹ฎ ใ‹ฏ ใ‹ฐ ใ‹ฑ ใ‹ฒ ใ‹ณ ใ‹ด ใ‹ต ใ‹ถ ใ‹ท ใ‹ธ ใ‹น ใ‹บ ใ‹ป ใ‹ผ ใ‹ฝ ใ‹พ

ใ€ถ ใ‰„ ใ‰… ใ‰† ใ‰‡ ใŠ‘ ใŠ’ ใŠ“ ใŠ” ใŠ• ใŠ– ใŠ— ใŠ˜ ใŠ™ ใŠœ ใŠ ใŠž ใŠŸ ใŠ  ใŠก ใŠข ใŠฃ ใŠฉ ใŠช ใŠซ ใŠฌ ใŠญ ใŠฎ ใŠฏ ใŠฐ ๐Ÿ‰ ๐Ÿ‰‘ ๐ ฉ ๐ ธ ๐ น ๐ ผ ๐ข‘ ๐ž…

Japanese Squared Characters (Squared Chinese Characters)

๐Ÿˆ (here)

๐Ÿˆฒ (prohibited)

๐Ÿˆบ (open for business) ๐Ÿˆน (discount) ๐Ÿˆต (no vacancy) ๐Ÿˆณ (vacant) ๐Ÿˆฏ (reserved sign; designated hitter)

๐Ÿˆถ (not free of charge) ๐Ÿˆš (non-existence sign; free broadcasting service) ๐Ÿˆ‚ (free/complimentary) ๐Ÿˆธ (application/request) ๐Ÿˆด (passing grade)

๐Ÿˆœ (the first part) ๐Ÿˆ (the latter part) ๐Ÿˆฌ (left field) ๐Ÿˆฎ (right field) ๐Ÿˆญ (center field) ๐Ÿˆฉ (first base) ๐Ÿˆ” (2nd base; bilingual broadcasting service) ๐Ÿˆช (third base) ๐Ÿˆง (pitcher) ๐Ÿˆจ (catcher) ๐Ÿˆซ (short stop) ๐Ÿˆฐ (runner) ๐Ÿˆฑ (batter)

๐Ÿˆ— (weather forecast) ๐Ÿˆ˜ (traffic information)

๐Ÿˆข (live broadcast) ๐Ÿˆท (monthly (fee)) ๐Ÿˆ› (pay broadcasting service) ๐Ÿˆ‘ (close-captioned) ๐Ÿˆฅ (dubbed version) ๐Ÿˆ (sign language available) ๐Ÿˆ’ (two-way broadcasting service) ๐Ÿˆ“ ( broadcasting service linked with a main program) ๐Ÿˆ• (sound-multiplex broadcasting service) ๐Ÿˆ– (commentary broadcasting) ๐Ÿˆž (rebroadcast) ๐Ÿˆ  (first released program) ๐ŸˆŸ (new series of programs) ๐Ÿˆก (the last episode) ๐Ÿˆ™ (drama film) ๐Ÿˆฆ (performed by) ๐Ÿˆค (voice actors)

๐Ÿˆฃ (mail-order) ๐Ÿˆป (?)

Circled Korean

ใ‰  ใ‰ก ใ‰ข ใ‰ฃ ใ‰ค ใ‰ฅ ใ‰ฆ ใ‰ง ใ‰จ ใ‰ฉ ใ‰ช ใ‰ซ ใ‰ฌ ใ‰ญ ใ‰ฎ ใ‰ฏ ใ‰ฐ ใ‰ฑ ใ‰ฒ ใ‰ณ ใ‰ด ใ‰ต ใ‰ถ ใ‰ท ใ‰ธ ใ‰น ใ‰บ ใ‰ป ใ‰ผ ใ‰ฝ ใ‰พ

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