Under the Unicode system, characters are placed in code charts. Each character (or symbol) has a unique number, known as code point, assigned to it. In the Pali Roman script, there are several characters with diacritics. These characters are located in the Unicode system in three separate code charts.
The University of Minnesota maintains a searchable list of institutions in North America offering academic courses in "Less Commonly Taught Languages" (including Pali).
This is a forum for anyone with an interest in Pali language and literature, as well as Pali translation works. The oldest Theravada literature is written in Pali. Understanding Pali is like holding the key to the door to the rich contents of Pali Tipitaka. Although a large portion of it has been translated into several languages, it can be appreciated and understood in greater depth when it is studied in its original language.