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Unicode Entity Codes for Braille

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Use these codes if you need to insert a word or short phrase within a multilingual text. Go to the About the Codes section to see how they are implemented.

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  1. Braille Codes (by Dot Configuration)
  2. Links to Braille Charts
  3. Using the Codes

Braille Codes

Note that Braille characters are organized by which dots in the cells are shown. See the About the Codes section for links to Braille charts for different languages.

Braille Codes by Dot Position
Character Name Character Entity Hex Entity
BRAILLE PATTERN BLANK⠀
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1⠁
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-12⠃
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-123⠇
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1234⠏
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-12345⠟
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-123456⠿
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1234567⡿
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-12345678⣿
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1234568⢿
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-123457⡟
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1234578⣟
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-123458⢟
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-12346⠯
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-123467⡯
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1234678⣯
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-123468⢯
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-12347⡏
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-123478⣏
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-12348⢏
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1235⠗
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-12356⠷
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-123567⡷
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1235678⣷
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-123568⢷
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-12357⡗
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-123578⣗
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-12358⢗
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1236⠧
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-12367⡧
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-123678⣧
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-12368⢧
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1237⡇
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-12378⣇
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1238⢇
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-124⠋
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1245⠛
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-12456⠻
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-124567⡻
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1245678⣻
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-124568⢻
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-12457⡛
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-124578⣛
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-12458⢛
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1246⠫
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-12467⡫
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-124678⣫
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-12468⢫
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1247⡋
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-12478⣋
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1248⢋
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-125⠓
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1256⠳
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-12567⡳
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-125678⣳
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-12568⢳
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1257⡓
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-12578⣓
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1258⢓
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-126⠣
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1267⡣
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-12678⣣
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1268⢣
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-127⡃
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1278⣃
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-128⢃
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-13⠅
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-134⠍
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1345⠝
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-13456⠽
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-134567⡽
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1345678⣽
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-134568⢽
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-13457⡝
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-134578⣝
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-13458⢝
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1346⠭
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-13467⡭
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-134678⣭
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-13468⢭
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1347⡍
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-13478⣍
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1348⢍
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-135⠕
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1356⠵
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-13567⡵
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-135678⣵
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-13568⢵
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1357⡕
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-13578⣕
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1358⢕
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-136⠥
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1367⡥
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-13678⣥
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1368⢥
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-137⡅
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1378⣅
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-138⢅
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-14⠉
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-145⠙
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1456⠹
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-14567⡹
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-145678⣹
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-14568⢹
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1457⡙
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-14578⣙
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1458⢙
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-146⠩
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1467⡩
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-14678⣩
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1468⢩
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-147⡉
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1478⣉
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-148⢉
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-15⠑
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-156⠱
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1567⡱
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-15678⣱
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1568⢱
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-157⡑
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1578⣑
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-158⢑
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-16⠡
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-167⡡
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-1678⣡
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-168⢡
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-17⡁
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-178⣁
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-18⢁
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-2⠂
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-23⠆
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-234⠎
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-2345⠞
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-23456⠾
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-234567⡾
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-2345678⣾
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-234568⢾
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-23457⡞
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-234578⣞
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-23458⢞
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-2346⠮
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-23467⡮
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-234678⣮
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-23468⢮
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-2347⡎
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-23478⣎
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-2348⢎
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-235⠖
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-2356⠶
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-23567⡶
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-235678⣶
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-23568⢶
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-2357⡖
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-23578⣖
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-2358⢖
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-236⠦
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-2367⡦
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-23678⣦
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-2368⢦
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-237⡆
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-2378⣆
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-238⢆
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-24⠊
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-245⠚
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-2456⠺
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-24567⡺
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-245678⣺
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-24568⢺
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-2457⡚
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-24578⣚
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-2458⢚
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-246⠪
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-2467⡪
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-24678⣪
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-2468⢪
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-247⡊
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-2478⣊
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-248⢊
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-25⠒
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-256⠲
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-2567⡲
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-25678⣲
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-2568⢲
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-257⡒
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-2578⣒
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-258⢒
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-26⠢
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-267⡢
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-2678⣢
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-268⢢
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-27⡂
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-278⣂
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-28⢂
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-3⠄
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-34⠌
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-345⠜
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-3456⠼
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-34567⡼
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-345678⣼
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-34568⢼
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-3457⡜
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-34578⣜
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-3458⢜
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-346⠬
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-3467⡬
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-34678⣬
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-3468⢬
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-347⡌
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-3478⣌
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-348⢌
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-35⠔
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-356⠴
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-3567⡴
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-35678⣴
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-3568⢴
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-357⡔
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-3578⣔
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-358⢔
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-36⠤
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-367⡤
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-3678⣤
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-368⢤
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-37⡄
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-378⣄
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-38⢄
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-4⠈
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-45⠘
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-456⠸
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-4567⡸
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-45678⣸
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-4568⢸
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-457⡘
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-4578⣘
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-458⢘
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-46⠨
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-467⡨
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-4678⣨
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-468⢨
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-47⡈
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-478⣈
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-48⢈
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-5⠐
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-56⠰
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-567⡰
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-5678⣰
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-568⢰
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-57⡐
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-578⣐
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-58⢐
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-6⠠
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-67⡠
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-678⣠
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-68⢠
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-7⡀
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-78⣀
BRAILLE PATTERN DOTS-8⢀

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Links to Braille Charts and Fonts

These charts match the configuration of dots to specific characters across multiple languages and as well as for math. Note that fonts are primarily meant for sighted users.

Braille Charts

Braille Unicode Fonts

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Using The Codes

Use these codes if you need to insert a word or short phrase within a multilingual text.

Declare Unicode Encoding

The codes listed below are valid for Unicode HTML pages only, and may not work on very old browsers. To make your page a Unicode page, add the following meta tag to the <head> portion of your document.

<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8">
...
<head>

If you forget to include this tag, then some browsers, such as Netscape 4.7, may not display the characters properly.

XHTML

The final close slash must be included after the final quote mark in the encoding header tag if you are using XHTML

<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
...
<head>

No Encoding Declared

If no encoding is declared, then the browser uses the default setting, which in the U.S. is typically Latin-1. In that case many Unicode characters could be displayed incorrectly. Also, older browsers such as Netscape 4.7 may not be able to process the entity codes correctly without the "utf-8" declaration.

Using the Entity Codes

The Unicode numeric entity codes can be expressed as either decimal numbers or hexadecimal numbers.

For instance, the decimal version of Braille Letter D 1-4-5 () would be &#10265;

The hexadecimal version of Braille DLA () would be &#x2819;
Note that the hexadecimal numbers include x as part of the code.

Windows Word Numeric Alt Codes

Use ALT plus the decimal version of any code to input it into a Windows document.

Note: These work only in Word 2003+ for Windows. Users with other software or versions of Windows may wish to use the Character Map instead.

OS X Option Codes

If an application supports the Unicode Hex input Keyboard, then use Option plus the hexadecimal number.

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Last Modified: Tuesday, 04-Jun-2013 12:39:38 EDT