Re: What is a Jamo, and why is it staring at me?

From: Mike Ayers (
Date: Wed Jun 14 2006 - 16:24:44 CDT

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    > Hi people,
    > I've written some Unicode NFD code. It doesn't handle the Jamo, because
    > these decompositions aren't listed in UnicodeData.txt
    > I don't even know what a Jamo is. Or what it does. Or who needs it, or
    > why, or what it looks like. Is a Jamo a name that Unicode made up or is
    > it a proper name used by certain people?
    > Where is the Unicode TR web pages explaining the Jamo?

            Jamo are the Korean equivalent of letters. They are combined in square
    two-dimensional patterns of two to four jamo to form what are known as



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