Re: CJK Unified Ideographs Extension B

From: Ping Yeh (
Date: Mon May 13 2002 - 07:57:25 EDT

Take U+2A009 and U+2A00A as examples, I haven't seen anyone
use any of these in my life, yet from the radicals it seems
that both are names of some kind of birds.


William Overington wrote:

> I have been looking at the characters in the CJK Unified Ideographs
> Extension B document. These are the characters from U+020000 through to
> U+02A6DF, which, as I understand it, are the rarer CJK characters.
> I wonder if any of the people who read this list who understand the
> languages involved might please like to say what any one or two of these
> characters, of their choice, mean please, just as a matter of general
> cultural interest for people who see these characters in the Unicode
> specification and, though not themselves knowledgeable of the languages,
> find the characters interesting for their artistry and history.
> William Overington
> 13 May 2002

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