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NAME

iso_8859-6 - the ISO 8859-6 character set encoded in octal, decimal, and hexadecimal  

DESCRIPTION

The ISO 8859 standard includes several 8-bit extensions to the ASCII character set (also known as ISO 646-IRV). ISO 8859-6 encodes the characters used in the Arabic language.  

ISO 8859 Alphabets

The full set of ISO 8859 alphabets includes:
ISO 8859-1West European languages (Latin-1)
ISO 8859-2Central and East European languages (Latin-2)
ISO 8859-3Southeast European and miscellaneous languages (Latin-3)
ISO 8859-4Scandinavian/Baltic languages (Latin-4)
ISO 8859-5Latin/Cyrillic
ISO 8859-6Latin/Arabic
ISO 8859-7Latin/Greek
ISO 8859-8Latin/Hebrew
ISO 8859-9Latin-1 modification for Turkish (Latin-5)
ISO 8859-10Lappish/Nordic/Eskimo languages (Latin-6)
ISO 8859-11Latin/Thai
ISO 8859-13Baltic Rim languages (Latin-7)
ISO 8859-14Celtic (Latin-8)
ISO 8859-15West European languages (Latin-9)
ISO 8859-16Romanian (Latin-10)
 

ISO 8859-6 Characters

The following table displays the characters in ISO 8859-6, which are printable and unlisted in the ascii(7) manual page. The fourth column will only show the proper glyphs in an environment configured for ISO 8859-6.
OctDecHexCharDescription

240160a0NO-BREAK SPACE
244164a4CURRENCY SIGN
254172acARABIC COMMA
255173adSOFT HYPHEN
273187bbARABIC SEMICOLON
277191bfARABIC QUESTION MARK
301193c1ARABIC LETTER HAMZA
302194c2ARABIC LETTER ALEF WITH MADDA ABOVE
303195c3ARABIC LETTER ALEF WITH HAMZA ABOVE
304196c4ARABIC LETTER WAW WITH HAMZA ABOVE
305197c5ARABIC LETTER ALEF WITH HAMZA BELOW
306198c6ARABIC LETTER YEH WITH HAMZA ABOVE
307199c7ARABIC LETTER ALEF
310200c8ARABIC LETTER BEH
311201c9ARABIC LETTER TEH MARBUTA
312202caARABIC LETTER TEH
313203cbARABIC LETTER THEH
314204ccARABIC LETTER JEEM
315205cdARABIC LETTER HAH
316206ceARABIC LETTER KHAH
317207cfARABIC LETTER DAL
320208d0ARABIC LETTER THAL
321209d1ARABIC LETTER REH
322210d2ARABIC LETTER ZAIN
323211d3ARABIC LETTER SEEN
324212d4ARABIC LETTER SHEEN
325213d5ARABIC LETTER SAD
326214d6ARABIC LETTER DAD
327215d7ARABIC LETTER TAH
330216d8ARABIC LETTER ZAH
331217d9ARABIC LETTER AIN
332218daARABIC LETTER GHAIN
340223e0ARABIC TATWEEL
341224e1ARABIC LETTER FEH
342225e2ARABIC LETTER QAF
343226e3ARABIC LETTER KAF
344227e4ARABIC LETTER LAM
345228e5ARABIC LETTER MEEM
346229e6ARABIC LETTER NOON
347230e7ARABIC LETTER HEH
350231e8ARABIC LETTER WAW
351232e9ARABIC LETTER ALEF MAKSURA
352233eaARABIC LETTER YEH
353234eb ARABIC FATHATAN
354235ec ARABIC DAMMATAN
355236ed ARABIC KASRATAN
356237ee ARABIC FATHA
357238ef ARABIC DAMMA
360239f0 ARABIC KASRA
361240f1 ARABIC SHADDA
362241f2 ARABIC SUKUN
 

NOTES

ISO 8859-6 lacks the glyphs required for many related languages, such as Urdu and Persian (Farsi).  

SEE ALSO

ascii(7)  

COLOPHON

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Index

NAME
DESCRIPTION
ISO 8859 Alphabets
ISO 8859-6 Characters
NOTES
SEE ALSO
COLOPHON

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