> 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.
Many of the characters in CJK Extension B belong to the classical Nôm script of Việt Nam. There is a brief explanation at:
plus you can explore them at:
which has additional links into the unicode.org UniHan database. To effectively use the second URL, what you'll need is the SVG plugin for your browser.
Hope this helps.
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