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Syriac Characters

Letters

transcription glyph phonetic remarks name unicode
> ܐ alaph 0710
B ܒ beth 0712
G ܓ gamal 0713
D ܕ dalat 0715
H ܗ he 0717
W ܘ waw 0718
Z ܙ zain 0719
X ܚ heth 071A
V ܛ teth 071B
J ܝ yod 071D
K ܟ kaf 071F
L ܠ lamad 0720
M ܡ mim 0721
N ܢ nun 0722
S ܣ semkath 0723
< ܥ e 0725
P ܦ pe 0726
Y ܨ tsade 0728
Q ܩ qof 0729
R ܪ resh 072A
C ܫ shin 072B
T ܬ taw 072C

Word-bound diacritics

transcription glyph phonetic remarks name unicode
" seyame 0308
# diacritical dot below 0323
^ diacritical dot above 0307

Non-vocalic letter-bound diacritics

transcription glyph phonetic remarks name unicode
^! unclear (syriac two vertical dots above) 0743

vocalic letter-bound diacritics

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transcription glyph phonetic remarks name unicode
: shewa ??
A qamets 0733
A1 zeqapa 0734
A2 zeqofo 0735
O holem, rewaha 073F
@ patah 0730
@1 petaha 0731
@2 petoho 0732
E segol 0736
E1 revasa arrika 0737
E2 revoso 0738
I hireq 073A
I1 hevoso 073B
U qubbuts 073D
U1 esoso 073E

Punctuation

transcription glyph phonetic remarks name unicode
#\ ܉ tahtaya, metkashpana (WS), meshalyana (WS) 0709
=. . pasuqa 002E
=# ܇ elaya 0707
=: : shewaya (WS), zauga (ES) 003A
=^ ܆ unclear (SYRIAC COLON SKEWED LEFT) 0706
=/ ܇ elaya 0707
=\ ܆ unclear (SYRIAC COLON SKEWED LEFT) 0706
^: ܃ taksa (WS), zauga elaya (ES) 0703
^\ ܈ unclear (SYRIAC SUPRALINEAR COLON SKEWED LEFT) 0708

Pericope markers

transcription glyph phonetic remarks name unicode
* ܀ rosette 0700
. · common dot in caesuras 00B7
_ dash in caesuras 2014
o large dot in caesuras 2022