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# (1) Tamil Numbers

1 - Encoded
2 - Encoded
3 - Encoded
4 - Encoded
5 - Encoded
6 - Encoded
7 - Encoded
8 - Encoded
9 - Encoded
0 - Encoded
- - Encoded
_ - Encoded
+ - Encoded

## (b) Decimals (12 decimals.)

கணககத க ரம -1958
Above 12 decimals need to be included in the Unicode for the archiving purpose.
TUNE included above 12 decimals in the proposal.
Proposal must be made to Unicode (if not been made) to encode these 12 decimals.

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(c) Decimals which is used in money transactions 6 decimals.

கணககத க ரம -1958

Above 6 decimals need to be included in the Unicode for the archiving purpose.
TUNE included above 4 decimals in the proposal. (1/64 and 3/64 are not included)

Proposal must be made to Unicode (if not been made) to encode these 6 decimals.

Example usage

## Section (C) and (D)

The Tamil letters ப and வ are used for the 1/20 and 1/4.
anyway these need to be encoded. Its like Tamil number 1 and Tamil 'KA' both are same symbols

## (i) கழவ ய லககம

To indicated the less than 1/320

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Example

கணககத க ரம -1958

## (3/20 + 3/80) x 1/8 = (1/80 + 1/160 + 1/320) + (1/320 x 1 / 2)

15/80 x 1/80 = 7/320 + 1/640
15 / 640 = 14/640 + 1/640
15 / 640 = 15/640

Altogether (13+12+6+1) = 32 Symbols (13 encoded in unicode 5.0 and 19 are NOT encoded)

## Above 4 symbols are encoded in Unicode 5.0

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(3) Tamil Measurement Symbols
12 Symbols

கணககத க ரம -1958

1 Symbol (Below)

## “A Progressive Grammar of The Tamil Language” - A.H. Arden 1891

Revised by A.C. Clayton - Refer 5th Edition (1976) Page 311 for above symbols

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6 Symbols (Below)

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“A Handbook of the Tamil Language – TAMIL HAND BOOK” - Rev. G.U.Pope (1855)
th
(Refer - 5 AES Reprint page 14 for above 6 symbols)

Some Examples

## Altogether (12+1+6) = 19 Symbols (None of them encoded in unicode 5.0)

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(4) Tamil Time Related Symbols
3 Symbols (Below)

1 Symbol (Below)

example

## TAMIL SYMBOL POURNAMI

TAMIL_SYMBOL AMAVASAI
TAMIL SYMBOL KARTHIKAI
(Source TUNE study Report)

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Example

## Above 3 symbols are NOT encoded in Unicode 5.0

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(6) Tamil Religious Symbols - 2 Symbols

Pillayar Chuzhi

q
OOM

z
Above 2 symbols are NOT encoded in Unicode 5.0

(a) cirangjiivi

## (b) Maha (its letters “MA” - but meaning is 'Maha')

Z
(c) Raja

_
Maha and Raja symbols are needed to produce following examples
Example 1 – Maha-Raja-Shrii

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Example 2 – Maha-Raja-Raja-Shrii

Its a title

Example

## Above 4 symbols are NOT encoded in Unicode 5.0

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(8) Tamil Symbols - 12 Symbols

(a) Total

s
(b) Until

g
Examples

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(c) and (d)

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(e) Etc

(f) Charge

(i) Gold

## (k) As Above – Encoded

a
Altogether 12 Symbols (1 encoded in Unicode 5.0 and 11 are NOT encoded)

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(9) Tamil Miscellaneous symbols - 4 Symbols
(a) Standing Kombo

R
to write about the old FT RY RU RI

## (b) End Symbol

Examples

in Sri Lanka

(C ) and (D)
Since Grantha is not encoded the following should be encoded as a symbol or letter

Examples

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Above 4 symbols are NOT encoded in Unicode 5.0

## (10) Might not need to encode (12)

FT RU RI RY Q W E

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Summary

## Total Symbols Unicode 5.0 Not Encoded

Encoded
(1) Tamil Numbers 32 13 19
(2) Tamil Numbers Related 4 4 0
Symbols
(3) Tamil Measurement 19 0 19
Symbols
(4) Tamil Time Related 4 3 1
Symbols
(5) Tamil Astrology Related 3 0 3
Symbols
(6) Tamil Religious Symbols 2 0 2
(7) Tamil Names Related 4 0 4
Symbols
(8) Tamil Symbols 12 1 11
(9) Tamil Miscellaneous 4 0 4
symbols
Total 84 21 63
(10) Might not need to encode 12

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Appendix 1

## “A Handbook of the Tamil Language – TAMIL HAND BOOK” -

Rev. G.U.Pope (1855)
(Refer - 5th AES Reprint page 14 for above symbols)

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Appendix 2

## “A Progressive Grammar of The Tamil Language” - A.H. Arden 1891

Revised by A.C. Clayton -
Refer 5th Edition (1976) Page 311 for above symbols

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