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Braille pattern dots-0

6-dot braille cells

The Braille pattern dots-0 ( ), also called a blank Braille pattern, is a 6-dot or 8-dot braille cell with no dots raised. It is represented by the Unicode code point U+2800, and in Braille ASCII with a space.

Character ⠀ (braille pattern blank)
Unicode name BRAILLE PATTERN BLANK.
Encodings decimal hex
Unicode 10240 U+2800
UTF-8 226 160 128 E2 A0 80
Numeric character reference ⠀ ⠀
Braille ASCII 32 20

Unified Braille

In all braille systems, the braille pattern dots-0 is used to represent a space or the lack of content.[1]

Plus dots 7 and 8

Related to Braille pattern dots-0 are Braille patterns 7, 8, and 78, which are used in 8-dot braille systems, such as Gardner-Salinas and Luxembourgish Braille.

Character ⡀ (braille pattern dots-7) ⢀ (braille pattern dots-8) ⣀ (braille pattern dots-78)
Unicode name BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-7 BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-8 BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-78
Encodings decimal hex decimal hex decimal hex
Unicode 10304 U+2840 10368 U+2880 10432 U+28C0
UTF-8 226 161 128 E2 A1 80 226 162 128 E2 A2 80 226 163 128 E2 A3 80
Numeric character reference ⡀ ⡀ ⢀ ⢀ ⣀ ⣀
dot 7 dot 8 dots 78
Gardner Salinas Braille [2] end misc. symbol invert modifier

Notes

  1. ^ "World Braille Usage". UNESCO. Retrieved 2012-04-19..
  2. ^ "Index of Topics in Braille Section". Oregon State University Science Access Project Braille topics. Archived from the original on 2012-04-20. Retrieved 2012-04-29. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)