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Braille Ö.svg
Unicode name BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-246
Unicode block Braille Patterns
Codepoint U+282A

Translingual[edit]

The 39th character of the braille script.

Etymology[edit]

Invented by Louis Braille, braille cells were arranged in numerical order and assigned to letters of the French alphabet. Most braille alphabets follow this assignment for the 26 letters of the basic Latin alphabet, or for the equivalents of those letters in a non-Latin script.

The first ten braille letters are ⠁⠃⠉⠙⠑⠋⠛⠓⠊⠚, usually assigned to the Latin letters a–j. The next ten repeat that pattern with the addition of a dot at the lower left, the third ten with two dots on the bottom, and the fourth with a dot on the bottom right. The fifth decade is like the first, but shifted downward. Many languages which use braille letters beyond the basic 26 for simple letters in their script follow an approximation of the English values for the additional letters.

Letter[edit]

  1. (English Braille) A letter rendering the print sequence ow
  2. (Igbo, Yoruba Braille)
  3. (French Braille) œ
  4. (Dutch Braille) oe (pronounced [u])
  5. (German Braille, Swedish Braille, Finnish Braille, Estonian Braille, Icelandic Braille, Turkish Braille) ö
  6. (Danish Braille) ø
  7. (Hungarian Braille) ó
  8. (Czech Braille) ó
  9. (Polish Braille) ś
  10. (Lithuanian Braille) į
  11. (Latvian Braille) ī
  12. (Romanian Braille) ţ
  13. (Greek Braille) οι (oi/œ)
  14. (Russian Braille) э (é) [dubious: it may be ]
  15. (Arabic Braille) أو‎ ’au
  16. (Bharati braille) au
  17. (Chinese Braille) The rime ai
  18. (Chinese Two-Cell Braille) The onset m- or the rimes or
  19. (Taiwan Braille) The rime yao/-iao
  20. (Cantonese Braille) The rime oek
  21. (Vietnamese Braille) ơ
  22. (Thai Braille) The vowel ึ short eu
  23. (Korean Braille) (eu)
  24. (IPA Braille) œ

Number[edit]

  1. (French Braille) 9

Contraction[edit]

  1. (Chinese Two-Cell Braille) méi

See also[edit]

(Braille script):                

                 

           

               

                       

               

             

           

    • Braille eight-dot extensions from :      

Japanese[edit]

Syllable[edit]

(Hepburn romanization ko)

  1. The hiragana syllable (ko) or the katakana syllable (ko) in Japanese braille.