Re: Is ARMENIAN ABBREVIATION MARK (՟, U+055F) misclassified?

James Kass via Unicode unicode at
Fri Apr 26 19:08:52 CDT 2019

On 2019-04-26 11:08 PM, Doug Ewell via Unicode wrote:
> This is a small percentage of the number of fonts that have all four of these Armenian glyphs, but show the abbreviation mark as a spacing glyph. It looks like Unicode is right, Wikipedia is right, and the fonts are wrong.
If the Wikipedia page(s) are correct, then Unicode isn't.  Unicode 
charts don't show the glyph on the dotted circle and the canonical 
combining class is shown as "spacing".  The fact that Doug Ewell found 
some installed fonts displaying the character as a combining mark 
suggests that the Wikipedia pages are correct.  This character is listed 
as being unused in modern Armenian, but you'd think that it would have 
been exposed before now since the charcter has been in Unicode since 
version 1.0.

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