N’Ko character notes

Updated 4 December, 2020

This page lists characters in the following Unicode block and provides information about them.

See also the companion document, N’Ko, for a summary of the N’Ko script and its use for the N’Ko Kangbe koiné.

Phonetic transcriptions should be treated as an approximate guide, only. Many are more phonemic than phonetic, and there may be variations depending on the source of the transcription.

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Archaic letters

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Currency symbols


  1. [ e ] Michael Everson, Mamady Doumbouya, Baba Mamadi Diané, & Karamo Kaba Jammeh, Proposal to add the N’Ko script to the BMP of the UCS.
  2. [ u ] The Unicode Standard v9.0, N'Ko.
  3. [ w ] Wikipedia, N'Ko alphabet