iso_8859-6 man page

iso_8859-6 — 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 that are printable and unlisted in the ascii(7) manual page.

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 ء ARABIC LETTER HAMZA
302 194 C2 آ ARABIC LETTER ALEF WITH MADDA ABOVE
303 195 C3 أ ARABIC LETTER ALEF WITH HAMZA ABOVE
304 196 C4 ؤ ARABIC LETTER WAW WITH HAMZA ABOVE
305 197 C5 إ ARABIC LETTER ALEF WITH HAMZA BELOW
306 198 C6 ئ ARABIC LETTER YEH WITH HAMZA ABOVE
307 199 C7 ا ARABIC LETTER ALEF
310 200 C8 ب ARABIC LETTER BEH
311 201 C9 ة ARABIC LETTER TEH MARBUTA
312 202 CA ت ARABIC LETTER TEH
313 203 CB ث ARABIC LETTER THEH
314 204 CC ج ARABIC LETTER JEEM
315 205 CD ح ARABIC LETTER HAH
316 206 CE خ ARABIC LETTER KHAH
317 207 CF د ARABIC LETTER DAL
320 208 D0 ذ ARABIC LETTER THAL
321 209 D1 ر ARABIC LETTER REH
322 210 D2 ز ARABIC LETTER ZAIN
323 211 D3 س ARABIC LETTER SEEN
324 212 D4 ش ARABIC LETTER SHEEN
325 213 D5 ص ARABIC LETTER SAD
326 214 D6 ض ARABIC LETTER DAD
327 215 D7 ط ARABIC LETTER TAH
330 216 D8 ظ ARABIC LETTER ZAH
331 217 D9 ع ARABIC LETTER AIN
332 218 DA غ ARABIC LETTER GHAIN
340 224 E0 ـ ARABIC TATWEEL
341 225 E1 ف ARABIC LETTER FEH
342 226 E2 ق ARABIC LETTER QAF
343 227 E3 ك ARABIC LETTER KAF
344 228 E4 ل ARABIC LETTER LAM
345 229 E5 م ARABIC LETTER MEEM
346 230 E6 ن ARABIC LETTER NOON
347 231 E7 ه ARABIC LETTER HEH
350 232 E8 و ARABIC LETTER WAW
351 233 E9 ى ARABIC LETTER ALEF MAKSURA
352 234 EA ي ARABIC LETTER YEH
353 235 EB ً ARABIC FATHATAN
354 236 EC ٌ ARABIC DAMMATAN
355 237 ED ٍ ARABIC KASRATAN
356 238 EE َ ARABIC FATHA
357 239 EF ُ ARABIC DAMMA
360 240 F0 ِ ARABIC KASRA
361 241 F1 ّ ARABIC SHADDA
362 242 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), charsets(7), utf-8(7)

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Referenced By

ascii(7).

The man pages iso_8859_6(7) and iso-8859-6(7) are aliases of iso_8859-6(7).

2014-10-02 Linux Programmer's Manual