iso_8859-8 man page

iso_8859-8 — ISO 8859-8 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 8859-8 encodes the characters used in Modern Hebrew.

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 8859-8 characters

The following table displays the characters in ISO 8859-8 that are printable and unlisted in the ascii(7) manual page.

Oct Dec Hex Char Description
240 160 A0 NO-BREAK SPACE
242 162 A2 ¢ CENT SIGN
243 163 A3 £ POUND SIGN
244 164 A4 ¤ CURRENCY SIGN
245 165 A5 ¥ YEN SIGN
246 166 A6 ¦ BROKEN BAR
247 167 A7 § SECTION SIGN
250 168 A8 ¨ DIAERESIS
251 169 A9 © COPYRIGHT SIGN
252 170 AA × MULTIPLICATION SIGN
253 171 AB « LEFT-POINTING DOUBLE ANGLE QUOTATION MARK
254 172 AC ¬ NOT SIGN
255 173 AD ­ SOFT HYPHEN
256 174 AE ® REGISTERED SIGN
257 175 AF ¯ MACRON
260 176 B0 ° DEGREE SIGN
261 177 B1 ± PLUS-MINUS SIGN
262 178 B2 ² SUPERSCRIPT TWO
263 179 B3 ³ SUPERSCRIPT THREE
264 180 B4 ´ ACUTE ACCENT
265 181 B5 µ MICRO SIGN
266 182 B6 PILCROW SIGN
267 183 B7 · MIDDLE DOT
270 184 B8 ¸ CEDILLA
271 185 B9 ¹ SUPERSCRIPT ONE
272 186 BA ÷ DIVISION SIGN
273 187 BB » RIGHT-POINTING DOUBLE ANGLE QUOTATION MARK
274 188 BC ¼ VULGAR FRACTION ONE QUARTER
275 189 BD ½ VULGAR FRACTION ONE HALF
276 190 BE ¾ VULGAR FRACTION THREE QUARTERS
337 223 DF DOUBLE LOW LINE
340 224 E0 א HEBREW LETTER ALEF
341 225 E1 ב HEBREW LETTER BET
342 226 E2 ג HEBREW LETTER GIMEL
343 227 E3 ד HEBREW LETTER DALET
344 228 E4 ה HEBREW LETTER HE
345 229 E5 ו HEBREW LETTER VAV
346 230 E6 ז HEBREW LETTER ZAYIN
347 231 E7 ח HEBREW LETTER HET
350 232 E8 ט HEBREW LETTER TET
351 233 E9 י HEBREW LETTER YOD
352 234 EA ך HEBREW LETTER FINAL KAF
353 235 EB כ HEBREW LETTER KAF
354 236 EC ל HEBREW LETTER LAMED
355 237 ED ם HEBREW LETTER FINAL MEM
356 238 EE מ HEBREW LETTER MEM
357 239 EF ן HEBREW LETTER FINAL NUN
360 240 F0 נ HEBREW LETTER NUN
361 241 F1 ס HEBREW LETTER SAMEKH
362 242 F2 ע HEBREW LETTER AYIN
363 243 F3 ף HEBREW LETTER FINAL PE
364 244 F4 פ HEBREW LETTER PE
365 245 F5 ץ HEBREW LETTER FINAL TSADI
366 246 F6 צ HEBREW LETTER TSADI
367 247 F7 ק HEBREW LETTER QOF
370 248 F8 ר HEBREW LETTER RESH
371 249 F9 ש HEBREW LETTER SHIN
372 250 FA ת HEBREW LETTER TAV
375 253 FD LEFT-TO-RIGHT MARK
376 254 FE RIGHT-TO-LEFT MARK

Notes

ISO 8859-8 was also known as ISO-IR-138. ISO 8859-8 includes neither short vowels nor diacritical marks, and Yiddish is not provided for.

See Also

ascii(7), charsets(7), utf-8(7)

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Referenced By

ascii(7).

The man pages iso_8859_8(7) and iso-8859-8(7) are aliases of iso_8859-8(7).

2014-10-02 Linux Programmer's Manual