Syriac Unicode Block
The Unicode Syriac block is a section of the Unicode Standard that is dedicated to encoding characters used in the Syriac script, which historically has been employed for writing various Semitic languages, including Syriac, Aramaic, and others. This block includes a range of characters, including letters, numerals, punctuation marks, and various formatting and control characters, all of which are essential for accurately representing text in the Syriac script. The Syriac script is known for its distinctive and ornate letterforms, which have been historically used in religious texts, manuscripts, and inscriptions. Unicode encoding of the Syriac script ensures that digital content and software applications can accurately handle and display text in this script, supporting both historical and contemporary usage.
View a range of fonts that support the Syriac block.
Below you will find all the characters that are in the Syriac unicode block. Currently there are 77 characters in this block.