Akkha script (used by Eastern Magar language) in ISO 15924?

Ken Whistler via Unicode unicode at unicode.org
Mon Jul 22 11:43:30 CDT 2019

See the entry for "Magar Akkha" on:


Anshuman Pandey did preliminary research on this in 2011.


It would be premature to assign an ISO 15924 script code, pending the 
research to determine whether this script should be separately encoded.


On 7/22/2019 9:16 AM, Philippe Verdy via Unicode wrote:
> According to Ethnolog, the Eastern Magar language (mgp) is written in 
> two scripts: Devanagari and "Akkha".
> But the "Akkha" script does not seem to have any ISO 15924 code.
> The Ethnologue currently assigns a private use code (Qabl) for this 
> script.
> Was the addition delayed due to lack of evidence (even if this 
> language is official in Nepal and India) ?
> Did the editors of Ethnologue submit an addition request for that 
> script (e.g. for the code "Akkh" or "Akha" ?)
> Or is it considered unified with another script that could explain why 
> it is not coded ? If this is a variant it could have its own code 
> (like Nastaliq in Arabic). Or may be this is just a subset of another 
> (Sino-Tibetan) script ?
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