Updated 20 January, 2020
This page lists characters in the following Unicode block and provides information about them.
This is not authoritative, peer-reviewed information – these are just notes I have gathered and copied from various places.
We have usage data for 243 languages that use the Latin script. Because of the size of the Latin repertoire, this page only shows characters for which notes exist.
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Lisu nasalisation mark.
Placed after a vowel to make it nasalised, eg. ꓳ'33 ʔõ goose.
Used to bind together syllables in a name, eg. ꓡꓲ-ꓢꓴ lisu (Lisu).
U+005F LOW LINE
Lisu vowel, a glide.
Pronounced ɑ and usually bearing a 31 pitch. Written after a verbal form to mark various aspects, eg. ꓠꓴ ꓙꓰꓻ_ ꓥꓳꓻ nu33ʤe33ɑ44ŋo33 (you will go) and ꓖꓳꓻ ꓡꓱꓻ ꓥ_ ꓟꓲꓻ go33lø33ŋɑ44ɑ31mi33 (but).
U+00A1 INVERTED EXCLAMATION MARK
Spanish, Asturian, Galician punctuation
Used to signal the start of a sentence or phrase that is an exclamation. The end of the exclamation is signalled by ASCII U+0021 EXCLAMATION MARK !, eg. "No sabe nadar, ¡pero sí que sabe correr!" He doesn't know how to swim, but he certainly knows how to run!
Used for quotations in Armenian, etc.