Unicode script

Steve D'Aprano steve+python at pearwood.info
Thu Dec 15 11:53:58 EST 2016

Suppose I have a Unicode character, and I want to determine the script or
scripts it belongs to.

For example:

U+0033 DIGIT THREE "3" belongs to the script "COMMON";
U+0061 LATIN SMALL LETTER A "a" belongs to the script "LATIN";
U+03BE GREEK SMALL LETTER XI "ξ" belongs to the script "GREEK".

Is this information available from Python?

More about Unicode scripts:


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