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ISO_8859-6(7)              Linux Programmer's Manual             ISO_8859-6(7)



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

       Oct   Dec   Hex   Char   Description
       -------------------------------------------------------------
       240   160   a0           NO-BREAK SPACE
       244   164   a4     ?     CURRENCY SIGN
       254   172   ac     ?     ARABIC COMMA
       255   173   ad     -     SOFT HYPHEN
       273   187   bb     ?     ARABIC SEMICOLON
       277   191   bf     ?     ARABIC QUESTION MARK
       301   193   c1     ?     ARABIC LETTER HAMZA
       302   194   c2     ?     ARABIC LETTER ALEF WITH MADDA ABOVE
       303   195   c3     ?     ARABIC LETTER ALEF WITH HAMZA ABOVE
       304   196   c4     ?     ARABIC LETTER WAW WITH HAMZA ABOVE
       305   197   c5     ?     ARABIC LETTER ALEF WITH HAMZA BELOW
       306   198   c6     ?     ARABIC LETTER YEH WITH HAMZA ABOVE
       307   199   c7     ?     ARABIC LETTER ALEF
       310   200   c8     ?     ARABIC LETTER BEH
       311   201   c9     ?     ARABIC LETTER TEH MARBUTA
       312   202   ca     ?     ARABIC LETTER TEH
       313   203   cb     ?     ARABIC LETTER THEH
       314   204   cc     ?     ARABIC LETTER JEEM
       315   205   cd     ?     ARABIC LETTER HAH
       316   206   ce     ?     ARABIC LETTER KHAH
       317   207   cf     ?     ARABIC LETTER DAL
       320   208   d0     ?     ARABIC LETTER THAL
       321   209   d1     ?     ARABIC LETTER REH
       322   210   d2     ?     ARABIC LETTER ZAIN
       323   211   d3     ?     ARABIC LETTER SEEN
       324   212   d4     ?     ARABIC LETTER SHEEN
       325   213   d5     ?     ARABIC LETTER SAD
       326   214   d6     ?     ARABIC LETTER DAD
       327   215   d7     ?     ARABIC LETTER TAH

       330   216   d8     ?     ARABIC LETTER ZAH
       331   217   d9     ?     ARABIC LETTER AIN
       332   218   da     ?     ARABIC LETTER GHAIN
       340   223   e0     ?     ARABIC TATWEEL
       341   224   e1     ?     ARABIC LETTER FEH
       342   225   e2     ?     ARABIC LETTER QAF
       343   226   e3     ?     ARABIC LETTER KAF
       344   227   e4     ?     ARABIC LETTER LAM
       345   228   e5     ?     ARABIC LETTER MEEM
       346   229   e6     ?     ARABIC LETTER NOON
       347   230   e7     ?     ARABIC LETTER HEH
       350   231   e8     ?     ARABIC LETTER WAW
       351   232   e9     ?     ARABIC LETTER ALEF MAKSURA
       352   233   ea     ?     ARABIC LETTER YEH
       353   234   eb     ?     ARABIC FATHATAN
       354   235   ec     ?     ARABIC DAMMATAN
       355   236   ed     ?     ARABIC KASRATAN
       356   237   ee     ?     ARABIC FATHA
       357   238   ef     ?     ARABIC DAMMA
       360   239   f0     ?     ARABIC KASRA
       361   240   f1     ?     ARABIC SHADDA
       362   241   f2     ?     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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Linux                             2009-01-27                     ISO_8859-6(7)