Trying to open a ․հայ (.hay in english) top level domain it goes to search instead of opening

Description of the issue:
Trying to open ․հայ (.hay in English) top level domains in the brave browser redirects to search instead, no matter if you start with http:// and put / at the end.
Steps to Reproduce (add as many as necessary): 1. 2. 3.
Open new tab, copy and paste one of the links below and hit enter.

  1. ինտերնետհանրություն.հայ
  2. էջեր․հայ
  3. մութ․հայ
  4. մատյան․հայ
    And many more.
    Actual Result (gifs and screenshots are welcome!):
    Searches the link on the default engine.
    Expected result:
    Open the website.
    Reproduces how often:
    Most of the time. If you open a link by clicking and copy the URL and paste into the address bar it works, but if you type it out, it won’t work.
    Operating System and Brave Version(See the About Brave page in the main menu):
    Probably doesn’t matter, but it’s Windows 10. Brave version: 1.28.105 Chromium: 92.0.4515.131 (Official Build) (64-bit)
    Additional Information:

The first one opens just fine, the others don’t.

TL;DR: It’s the dot in .հայ.

The dot used in the first address is different than the one used in the others.

It did not make a difference whether I copy pasted the whole address or simulated typing by copying characters one by one from the character map.
But having to check the character codes to do that, I noticed the different dots.

I tried in Brave, Firefox, and Google Translate online, same identical result.

The first address, which is correct:
ինտերնետհանրություն.հայ http://ինտերնետհանրություն.հայ

The other ones, wrong dot:
էջեր․հայ http://էջեր․հայ
մութ․հայ http://մութ․հայ
մատյան․հայ http://մատյան․հայ

Dot corrected:
էջեր.հայ http://էջեր.հայ
մութ.հայ http://մութ.հայ
մատյան.հայ http://մատյան.հայ

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Thank you for your answer. The Armenian keyboard uses a different character for the dot symbol than the English keyboard, which is why it didn’t open. Using the dot in the English keyboard fixed the problem.

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Happy to hear it’s resolved.

It sounds inconvenient though, not being able to use the Armenian keyboard.

National keyboards (or rather, the operating system) should usually provide a way to type symbols by some key combination, for instance mine has funny letters nearby “enter” but I can still type curly brackets pressing three keys at once. So if yours gives you a dot which is appropriate for Armenian text but not internet addresses (nor other “computer stuff”, beware) maybe you still have the chance to type ascii dots with it somehow. I don’t know how exactly, but you may try with combinations of shift/alt/alt-gr and punctuation keys, or search your operating system documentation, perhaps it’s explained somewhere.

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