Hiragana (Unicode block)

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(96 code points)
ScriptsHiragana (89 char.)
Common (2 char.)
Inherited (2 char.)
Major alphabetsJapanese
Assigned93 code points
Unused3 reserved code points
Source standardsJIS X 0208
Unicode version history
1.0.0 (1991)90 (+90)
3.2 (2002)93 (+3)
Unicode documentation
Code chart ∣ Web page
Note: [1][2]

Hiragana is a Unicode block containing hiragana characters for the Japanese language.


Official Unicode Consortium code chart (PDF)
  0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C D E F
1.^ As of Unicode version 15.1
2.^ Grey areas indicate non-assigned code points


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

Version Final code points[a] Count L2 ID WG2 ID Document
1.0.0 U+3041..3094, 3099..309E 90 (to be determined)
3.2 U+3095..3096, 309F 3 L2/99-238 Consolidated document containing 6 Japanese proposals, 1999-07-15
N2092 Addition of forty eight characters, 1999-09-13
L2/99-365 Moore, Lisa (1999-11-23), Comments on JCS Proposals
L2/00-024 Shibano, Kohji (2000-01-31), JCS proposal revised
L2/99-260R Moore, Lisa (2000-02-07), "JCS Proposals", Minutes of the UTC/L2 meeting in Mission Viejo, October 26-28, 1999
L2/00-098, L2/00-098-page5 N2195 Rationale for non-Kanji characters proposed by JCS committee, 2000-03-15
L2/00-234 N2203 (rtf, txt) Umamaheswaran, V. S. (2000-07-21), "8.20", Minutes from the SC2/WG2 meeting in Beijing, 2000-03-21 -- 24
L2/00-115R2 Moore, Lisa (2000-08-08), "Motion 83-M3", Minutes Of UTC Meeting #83
L2/00-297 N2257 Sato, T. K. (2000-09-04), JIS X 0213 symbols part-1
L2/00-298 N2258 Sato, T. K. (2000-09-04), JIS X 0213 symbols part-2
L2/00-342 N2278 Sato, T. K.; Everson, Michael; Whistler, Ken; Freytag, Asmus (2000-09-20), Ad hoc Report on Japan feedback N2257 and N2258
L2/01-050 N2253 Umamaheswaran, V. S. (2001-01-21), "7.16 JIS X0213 Symbols", Minutes of the SC2/WG2 meeting in Athens, September 2000
L2/01-114 N2328 Summary of Voting on SC 2 N 3503, ISO/IEC 10646-1: 2000/PDAM 1, 2001-03-09
  1. ^ Proposed code points and characters names may differ from final code points and names

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Unicode character database". The Unicode Standard. Retrieved 2023-07-26.
  2. ^ "Enumerated Versions of The Unicode Standard". The Unicode Standard. Retrieved 2023-07-26.