Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics Unicode Block
The Unicode Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics block, also known as the Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics block, is a section of the Unicode standard specifically dedicated to encoding characters used in the writing systems of several Indigenous languages of Canada. These writing systems are collectively known as Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics and are primarily used by Indigenous communities in Canada, such as the Inuktitut-speaking Inuit in the North and various First Nations groups. The Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics block includes a comprehensive set of characters representing syllables and other linguistic elements used in these writing systems. It allows for the digital representation and communication of text in Indigenous languages, helping to preserve and promote linguistic and cultural diversity in Canada. The block provides a standardized way to encode characters for languages like Inuktitut, Ojibwe, Cree, and others, enabling the development of digital resources, fonts, and software that support these languages. Unicode support for Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics is a significant step in facilitating the accessibility and revitalization of Indigenous languages and cultures within Canada and beyond.
View a range of fonts that support the Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics block.
Below you will find all the characters that are in the Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics unicode block. Currently there are 640 characters in this block.