Bamum Supplement

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See also: Bamum (Unicode block)
Short description: Unicode character block
Bamum Supplement
(576 code points)
Assigned569 code points
Unused7 reserved code points
Unicode version history
6.0569 (+569)
Note: [1][2]

Bamum Supplement is a Unicode block containing the characters of the historic stage A-F of the Bamum script, used for writing the Bamum language of western Cameroon. The modern stage G characters, which include many characters used for stage A-F orthographies, are included in the Bamum block.



The following Unicode-related documents record the purpose and process of defining specific characters in the Bamum Supplement block:

Version Final code points[lower-alpha 1] Count L2 ID WG2 ID Document
6.0 U+16800..16A38 569 L2/06-313 Riley, Charles (2006-09-21), Report on work with the Bamum script in Cameroon 
L2/07-023 Riley, Charles (2007-01-19), Towards the Encoding of the Bamum Script in the UCS 
L2/09-019 N3564 Everson, Michael; Riley, Charles; Tuchscherer, Konrad (2009-01-27), Proposal for encoding the Old Bamum script in the SMP of the UCS 
L2/09-102 N3597 Everson, Michael; Riley, Charles; Tuchscherer, Konrad (2009-03-28), Proposal for encoding additional Bamum characters 
L2/09-106 N3523 Everson, Michael (2009-03-28), Sources for the encoding of historical Bamum characters 
L2/09-234 N3603 (pdf, doc) Umamaheswaran, V. S. (2009-07-08), Unconfirmed minutes of WG 2 meeting 54 
L2/09-104 Moore, Lisa (2009-05-20), UTC #119 / L2 #216 Minutes 
  1. Proposed code points and characters names may differ from final code points and names