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Braille Û.svg
Unicode name BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-156
Codepoint U+2831

Translingual[edit]

The 35th 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 digraph wh
  2. (English Braille) Greek η ê (Greek Braille uses )
  3. (French Braille) û
  4. (Icelandic Braille) ð
  5. (German Braille, Dutch Braille) A letter rendering the print trigraph sch
  6. (Hungarian Braille) A letter rendering the print digraph sz
  7. (Romanian Braille) ş
  8. (Czech Braille, Estonian Braille) š
  9. (Polish Braille, Lithuanian Braille) ę
  10. (Latvian Braille) ē
  11. (Greek Braille) ευ (eu)
  12. (Albanian Braille) sh
  13. (Yugoslav Braille) š / ш
  14. (Russian Braille) ш (sh)
  15. (Hebrew Braille) שׂ (s)
  16. (Arabic Braille, Urdu Braille) ح‎ ()
  17. (Amharic Braille) ()
  18. (Bharati braille) jña/gña [apart from Urdu Braille]
  19. (Tibetan Braille) (sha)
  20. (Chinese Braille) The onset sh
  21. (Chinese Two-Cell Braille) The onset ju- or the rime -éng (-íng, -óng)
  22. (Taiwan Braille) The rimes er and 'empty' -i (not written in zhuyin)
  23. (Cantonese Braille) The rime oe
  24. (Thai Braille) The vowel ไ◌ ai
  25. (Korean Braille) (yeo)
  26. (IPA Braille) ʃ

Number[edit]

  1. (French Braille) 5

Contraction[edit]

  1. (English Braille) which

Logogram[edit]

  1. (Chinese Two-Cell Braille) jiù

See also[edit]

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    • Braille eight-dot extensions from :      

Japanese[edit]

Syllable[edit]

(Hepburn romanization sa)

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