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Revised proposal for encoding the Adlam script in the SMP of the UCS


This is a proposal to encode the Adlam script in the international character encoding standard Unicode. The script was published in Unicode Standard version 9.0 in June 2016. Adlam was used to write Fulani and other African languages in western Africa and neighboring areas. The glyphs have been modified in later versions of the Unicode Standard, so users should consult the latest code charts, which are accessible from .

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