Unicode CLDR 35 beta available for testing

Rick McGowan via CLDR-Users cldr-users at unicode.org
Mon Mar 18 12:53:45 CDT 2019

The *beta* version of Unicode CLDR 35 
<http://cldr.unicode.org/index/downloads/cldr-35> is available for 
testing. The final release is expected on March 27.

Aside from documenting additional structure, there have been important 
modifications LDML (scan for the yellow highlighted sections). See 
for details. There is (limited) time for feedback on the changes to the 
specification: please file feedback at 

Unicode CLDR 35 provides an update to the key building blocks for 
software supporting the world's languages. CLDR data is used by all 
major software systems 
<http://cldr.unicode.org/index#TOC-Who-uses-CLDR-> for their software 
internationalization and localization, adapting software to the 
conventions of different languages for such common software tasks.

CLDR 35 included a limited Survey Tool data collection phase 
adding approximately 54 thousand new translated fields:

*Basic coverage*


New languages at *Basic* coverage: Cebuano (ceb), Hausa (ha), Igbo (ig), 
Yoruba (yo)

*Modern coverage*


Languages Somali (so) and Javanese (jv) has additional coverage from 
*Moderate* to *Modern*

*Emoji 12.0*


Names and annotations (search keywords) for 90+ new emoji 

Also includes fixes for previous names & keywords



Collation updated to *Unicode 12.0*, including new emoji;

Japanese single-character (ligature) era names added to collation and 
search collation

*Measurement units*


23 additional units 

*Date formats*


Two additional flexible formats, and 20 new interval formats

*Japanese calendar*


Updated to Gannen (元年) number format for years

*Region Names*


Many names updated to local equivalents of “North Macedonia” (MK 
and “Eswatini” (SZ 

A dot release, version 35.1 is expected in April, with further changes 
for Japanese calendar.

For details, see Detailed Specification Changes 
Detailed Structure Changes 
Detailed Data Changes 
Growth <http://cldr.unicode.org/index/downloads/cldr-35?pli=1#TOC-Growth>.

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