Question about Karabakh Characters

Michael Everson via Unicode unicode at
Thu Oct 5 03:10:09 CDT 2017

It is legitimate to add characters for Armenian dialectology, and if you can provide additional evidence of usage in lexicography and (if possible) in other literature, we can see if a proposal can be made. 

We may do this offline so as to save the list from to many files. I look forward to hearing from you. Nothing will happen, though, without further information. 


> On 5 Oct 2017, at 06:09, via Unicode <unicode at> wrote:
> Thank you for your reply.
> I am currently handling technical support to publish in multi-language.
> This was found when we were handling a project on the Karabakh language.
> I was informed that Karabakh has a dictionary containing over 40,000 words that was produced in 2013 which employs the three characters.
> I personally have not seen this dictionary, but it seems that are ones that need these characters.
> So I decided to make a post.
> Kazunari Tsuboi
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Everson [mailto:everson at] 
> Sent: Wednesday, October 4, 2017 11:31 PM
> To: Tsuboi, Kazunari
> Cc: unicode Unicode Discussion
> Subject: Re: Question about Karabakh Characters
> They are not encoded, but that example is not sufficient. If you’d like to contact me offline we can discuss this further.
> Michael Everson
>> On 4 Oct 2017, at 08:39, via Unicode <unicode at> wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> The Karabakh language uses Armenian characters, but the following 
>> characters do not have a Unicode assigned. (image1.JPG attached) They 
>> are pronounced “Yi”, “Ini” and “Eh” and used with several 
>> combinations. (Image2.JPG attached)
>> Is there any reason these characters are not supported by Unicode?
>> I would appreciate any related information.
>> Thank you!
>> Kazunari Tsuboi
>> <image1.jpg><image2.jpg>

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