Transcriber's Symbols in UEB Braille

The  discussion about ambiguous symbols made me think the following might be
of interest.  UEB (Unified English Braille) has defined specific symbols
which are somewhat analogous to the Unicode Private Use Area character codes
in not being associated with specific meanings. Use of the seven listed in
Section 3.26 of the Rules book  is specified by this quote.

"Use a transcriber-defined symbol for any print symbol which has no  UEB
equivalent and which occurs so frequently in the text that the use of a
transcriber-defined shape or composite symbol would be impractical. List
each transcriber-defined symbol used and its meaning on the symbols page or
in a transcriber's note."

Section 3.26 links to the two other Rules book sections with  the additional
transcriber-defined symbols to be used for modifiers and for typeform

Susan J.

Received on Wednesday, 4 August 2021 18:06:37 UTC