Unicode Letter Character

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What is a Unicode Letter

A Unicode Letter is a character whose Unicode property general category 's major value is L . In general, language's alphabets are Unicode letters, and also Chinese characters.

Examples of characters that's not Unicode letter: digits, punctuations, math symbols, emoji.

Many programing language's identifier allows only unicode letter characters. [see Unicode Support in Programing Language Function Name and Operator]

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