Roadmap to the SMP
The following table comprises a proportional map of Plane 1, the SMP (Supplementary Multilingual Plane). A PDF version of this document is available for convenient printing. A description of the presentation conventions used in the table is at the bottom of this page.
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The SMP is tentatively mapped out to the following zones. Some of these are shaded grey informatively in the table below.
00010000-000100FF Linear B
00010100-000101FF Ancient numeric systems
00010300-000107FF Alphabetic and syllabic LTR scripts
00010800-00010FFF Alphabetic and syllabic RTL scripts
00011000-000117FF Brahmic scripts
00011800-00011FFF African and other syllabic scripts
00012000-00012FFF Cuneiform and other ancient scripts
00013000-00013FFF Scripts for invented languages
00014000-00016BFF Egyptian and Mayan hieroglyphs
00016C00 00016FFF Aztec pictograms
00017000-0001B5FF Large Asian scripts
0001D000-0001FFFD Notational systems
indicates an allocated (that is, published) character collection.
There is a link to the charts on the Unicode web site.
(Bold text between parentheses)
indicates scripts which have been formally accepted by UTC or WG2
for processing toward inclusion in the standard. There is
generally a link to a mature proposal for the script.
(Text between parentheses)
indicates scripts for which proposals have been formally submitted
to the UTC or to WG2. There is generally a link to the formal
¿Text between question marks?
indicates scripts for which detailed proposals have not yet been
written. There may be a link to an exploratory code table.
??? in a block indicates that no
suggestion has been made regarding the block allocation.
NOTE: When scripts are actually proposed to the UTC or to WG2,
the practice is to "front" them in the zones to which they are
tentatively allocated, and to adjust the block size with regard to
the allocation proposed.
The size and location of the unallocated script blocks are merely
proposals based on the current state of planning. The size and
location of a script may change during final allocation of the
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service to the Unicode Technical Committee and to ISO/IEC