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Bengali

U+0980 – U+09FF   (2432–2559)

The Bengali script (also known as Bangla) is used for the Bengali language, which belongs to the Indo-Aryan group and is the national language of Bangladesh; it is also spoken by the majority of the population of the Indian State of West Bengal. The Bengali script is also used for Assamese, the Indo-Aryan language of the Indian State of Assam. You can see some Unicode Bengali on the What is Unicode? in Bangla page.

Microsoft Windows incorporates support for Bengali Unicode from Windows XP SP2 onwards. A free Unicode Bengali keyboard driver for use with Windows 2000 and Windows XP is available from Avro Keyboard - UNICODE Compliant Free Bangla Typing Software. A free Unicode Bengali phonetic keyboard driver for use with Windows 2000 and Windows XP is available from Ekusheyr Shadhinota "Bangla Unicode" Layout - Ekushey. A free keyboard manager for Windows 2000 and Windows XP that allows Unicode input using several layouts is available from Freeware Bengali Unicode Interface.

The characters that appear in the first column of the following table depend on the browser that you are using, the fonts installed on your computer, and the browser options you have chosen that determine the fonts used to display particular character sets, encodings or languages.

You can find some or all of the characters in this range in the Windows Unicode fonts Akaash, ALPHABETUM Unicode, Arial Unicode MS, Bangla, BN BIDISHA Opentype, Chrysanthi Unicode, CN-Arial, Code2000, Ekushey Azad, Ekushey Durga, Ekushey Puja, Ekushey Punarbhaba, Ekushey Saraswatii, Ekushey Sharifa, Ekushey Sumit, Free Idg Serif, Free Sans, Free Serif, Likhan, Mitra Mono, Mukti, Mukti Narrow, Roman Unicode, Raga, Rupali, Saraswati5, SolaimanLipi, Sun-ExtA, UniBangla and Vrinda.

To see exactly which characters are included in a particular font, you can use a utility such as Andrew West’s BabelMap, or WunderMoosen’s FontChecker.

If you are not familiar with the characters, you can check the characters displayed here with the graphical display at http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U0980.pdf.

Character
(decimal)
DecimalCharacter
(hex)
HexName
তঁ2433তঁ0981BENGALI SIGN CANDRABINDU (combined with ta)
তং2434তং0982BENGALI SIGN ANUSVARA (combined with ta)
তঃ2435তঃ0983BENGALI SIGN VISARGA (combined with ta)
24370985BENGALI LETTER A
24380986BENGALI LETTER AA
24390987BENGALI LETTER I
24400988BENGALI LETTER II
24410989BENGALI LETTER U
2442098ABENGALI LETTER UU
2443098BBENGALI LETTER VOCALIC R
2444098CBENGALI LETTER VOCALIC L
2447098FBENGALI LETTER E
24480990BENGALI LETTER AI
24510993BENGALI LETTER O
24520994BENGALI LETTER AU
24530995BENGALI LETTER KA
24540996BENGALI LETTER KHA
24550997BENGALI LETTER GA
24560998BENGALI LETTER GHA
24570999BENGALI LETTER NGA
2458099ABENGALI LETTER CA
2459099BBENGALI LETTER CHA
2460099CBENGALI LETTER JA
2461099DBENGALI LETTER JHA
2462099EBENGALI LETTER NYA
2463099FBENGALI LETTER TTA
246409A0BENGALI LETTER TTHA
246509A1BENGALI LETTER DDA
246609A2BENGALI LETTER DDHA
246709A3BENGALI LETTER NNA
246809A4BENGALI LETTER TA
246909A5BENGALI LETTER THA
247009A6BENGALI LETTER DA
247109A7BENGALI LETTER DHA
247209A8BENGALI LETTER NA
247409AABENGALI LETTER PA
247509ABBENGALI LETTER PHA
247609ACBENGALI LETTER BA
247709ADBENGALI LETTER BHA
247809AEBENGALI LETTER MA
247909AFBENGALI LETTER YA
248009B0BENGALI LETTER RA
248209B2BENGALI LETTER LA
248609B6BENGALI LETTER SHA
248709B7BENGALI LETTER SSA
248809B8BENGALI LETTER SA
248909B9BENGALI LETTER HA
ত়2492ত়09BCBENGALI SIGN NUKTA (combined with ta)
249309BDBENGALI SIGN AVAGRAHA
তা2494তা09BEBENGALI VOWEL SIGN AA (combined with ta)
তি2495তি09BFBENGALI VOWEL SIGN I (combined with ta)
তী2496তী09C0BENGALI VOWEL SIGN II (combined with ta)
তু2497তু09C1BENGALI VOWEL SIGN U (combined with ta)
তূ2498তূ09C2BENGALI VOWEL SIGN UU (combined with ta)
তৃ2499তৃ09C3BENGALI VOWEL SIGN VOCALIC R (combined with ta)
তৄ2500তৄ09C4BENGALI VOWEL SIGN VOCALIC RR (combined with ta)
তে2503তে09C7BENGALI VOWEL SIGN E (combined with ta)
তৈ2504তৈ09C8BENGALI VOWEL SIGN AI (combined with ta)
তো2507তো09CBBENGALI VOWEL SIGN O (combined with ta)
তৌ2508তৌ09CCBENGALI VOWEL SIGN AU (combined with ta)
ত্2509ত্09CDBENGALI SIGN VIRAMA (combined with ta)
251009CEBENGALI LETTER KHANDA TA
তৗ2519তৗ09D7BENGALI AU LENGTH MARK (combined with ta)
252409DCBENGALI LETTER RRA
252509DDBENGALI LETTER RHA
252709DFBENGALI LETTER YYA
252809E0BENGALI LETTER VOCALIC RR
252909E1BENGALI LETTER VOCALIC LL
তৢ2530তৢ09E2BENGALI VOWEL SIGN VOCALIC L (combined with ta)
তৣ2531তৣ09E3BENGALI VOWEL SIGN VOCALIC LL (combined with ta)
253409E6BENGALI DIGIT ZERO
253509E7BENGALI DIGIT ONE
253609E8BENGALI DIGIT TWO
253709E9BENGALI DIGIT THREE
253809EABENGALI DIGIT FOUR
253909EBBENGALI DIGIT FIVE
254009ECBENGALI DIGIT SIX
254109EDBENGALI DIGIT SEVEN
254209EEBENGALI DIGIT EIGHT
254309EFBENGALI DIGIT NINE
254409F0BENGALI LETTER RA WITH MIDDLE DIAGONAL
254509F1BENGALI LETTER RA WITH LOWER DIAGONAL
254609F2BENGALI RUPEE MARK
254709F3BENGALI RUPEE SIGN
254809F4BENGALI CURRENCY NUMERATOR ONE
254909F5BENGALI CURRENCY NUMERATOR TWO
255009F6BENGALI CURRENCY NUMERATOR THREE
255109F7BENGALI CURRENCY NUMERATOR FOUR
255209F8BENGALI CURRENCY NUMERATOR ONE LESS THAN THE DENOMINATOR
255309F9BENGALI CURRENCY DENOMINATOR SIXTEEN
255409FABENGALI ISSHAR
255509FBBENGALI GANDA MARK

Copyright © 1999–2009 Alan Wood

The hexadecimal numbers and the character names in the above table are taken from the Unicode 5.2.0 Character Database, Copyright © 1991–2009 Unicode, Inc., as contained in UnicodeData.txt on the Unicode Web site (http://www.unicode.org/Public/UNIDATA/) in October 2009.

Created 3rd February 1999   Last updated 23rd December 2009

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