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ISO_8859-6

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (7)

Updated: 2014-10-02

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NAME

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:

<TABLE> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>ISO 8859-1</TD> <TD>West European languages (Latin-1)

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>ISO 8859-2</TD> <TD>Central and East European languages (Latin-2)

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>ISO 8859-3</TD> <TD>Southeast European and miscellaneous languages (Latin-3)

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>ISO 8859-4</TD> <TD>Scandinavian/Baltic languages (Latin-4)

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>ISO 8859-5</TD> <TD>Latin/Cyrillic

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>ISO 8859-6</TD> <TD>Latin/Arabic

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>ISO 8859-7</TD> <TD>Latin/Greek

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>ISO 8859-8</TD> <TD>Latin/Hebrew

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>ISO 8859-9</TD> <TD>Latin-1 modification for Turkish (Latin-5)

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>ISO 8859-10</TD> <TD>Lappish/Nordic/Eskimo languages (Latin-6)

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>ISO 8859-11</TD> <TD>Latin/Thai

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>ISO 8859-13</TD> <TD>Baltic Rim languages (Latin-7)

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>ISO 8859-14</TD> <TD>Celtic (Latin-8)

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>ISO 8859-15</TD> <TD>West European languages (Latin-9)

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>ISO 8859-16</TD> <TD>Romanian (Latin-10)

</TD> </TR> </TABLE>

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.

<TABLE> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>Oct</TD> <TD>Dec</TD> <TD>Hex</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|Char</TD> <TD>Description

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD COLSPAN="5|


</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>240</TD> <TD>160</TD> <TD>A0</TD> <TD ALIGN="center| </TD> <TD>NO-BREAK SPACE

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>244</TD> <TD>164</TD> <TD>A4</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|¤</TD> <TD>CURRENCY SIGN

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>254</TD> <TD>172</TD> <TD>AC</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|،</TD> <TD>ARABIC COMMA

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>255</TD> <TD>173</TD> <TD>AD</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|­</TD> <TD>SOFT HYPHEN

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>273</TD> <TD>187</TD> <TD>BB</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|؛</TD> <TD>ARABIC SEMICOLON

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>277</TD> <TD>191</TD> <TD>BF</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|؟</TD> <TD>ARABIC QUESTION MARK

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>301</TD> <TD>193</TD> <TD>C1</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ء</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER HAMZA

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>302</TD> <TD>194</TD> <TD>C2</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|آ</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER ALEF WITH MADDA ABOVE

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>303</TD> <TD>195</TD> <TD>C3</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|أ</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER ALEF WITH HAMZA ABOVE

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>304</TD> <TD>196</TD> <TD>C4</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ؤ</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER WAW WITH HAMZA ABOVE

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>305</TD> <TD>197</TD> <TD>C5</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|إ</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER ALEF WITH HAMZA BELOW

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>306</TD> <TD>198</TD> <TD>C6</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ئ</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER YEH WITH HAMZA ABOVE

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>307</TD> <TD>199</TD> <TD>C7</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ا</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER ALEF

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>310</TD> <TD>200</TD> <TD>C8</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ب</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER BEH

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>311</TD> <TD>201</TD> <TD>C9</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ة</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER TEH MARBUTA

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>312</TD> <TD>202</TD> <TD>CA</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ت</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER TEH

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>313</TD> <TD>203</TD> <TD>CB</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ث</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER THEH

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>314</TD> <TD>204</TD> <TD>CC</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ج</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER JEEM

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>315</TD> <TD>205</TD> <TD>CD</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ح</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER HAH

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>316</TD> <TD>206</TD> <TD>CE</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|خ</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER KHAH

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>317</TD> <TD>207</TD> <TD>CF</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|د</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER DAL

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>320</TD> <TD>208</TD> <TD>D0</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ذ</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER THAL

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>321</TD> <TD>209</TD> <TD>D1</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ر</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER REH

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>322</TD> <TD>210</TD> <TD>D2</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ز</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER ZAIN

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>323</TD> <TD>211</TD> <TD>D3</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|س</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER SEEN

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>324</TD> <TD>212</TD> <TD>D4</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ش</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER SHEEN

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>325</TD> <TD>213</TD> <TD>D5</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ص</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER SAD

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>326</TD> <TD>214</TD> <TD>D6</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ض</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER DAD

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>327</TD> <TD>215</TD> <TD>D7</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ط</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER TAH

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>330</TD> <TD>216</TD> <TD>D8</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ظ</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER ZAH

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>331</TD> <TD>217</TD> <TD>D9</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ع</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER AIN

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>332</TD> <TD>218</TD> <TD>DA</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|غ</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER GHAIN

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>340</TD> <TD>224</TD> <TD>E0</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ـ</TD> <TD>ARABIC TATWEEL

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>341</TD> <TD>225</TD> <TD>E1</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ف</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER FEH

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>342</TD> <TD>226</TD> <TD>E2</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ق</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER QAF

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>343</TD> <TD>227</TD> <TD>E3</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ك</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER KAF

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>344</TD> <TD>228</TD> <TD>E4</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ل</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER LAM

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>345</TD> <TD>229</TD> <TD>E5</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|م</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER MEEM

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>346</TD> <TD>230</TD> <TD>E6</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ن</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER NOON

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>347</TD> <TD>231</TD> <TD>E7</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ه</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER HEH

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>350</TD> <TD>232</TD> <TD>E8</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|و</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER WAW

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>351</TD> <TD>233</TD> <TD>E9</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ى</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER ALEF MAKSURA

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>352</TD> <TD>234</TD> <TD>EA</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ي</TD> <TD>ARABIC LETTER YEH

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>353</TD> <TD>235</TD> <TD>EB</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ً</TD> <TD>ARABIC FATHATAN

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>354</TD> <TD>236</TD> <TD>EC</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ٌ</TD> <TD>ARABIC DAMMATAN

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>355</TD> <TD>237</TD> <TD>ED</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ٍ</TD> <TD>ARABIC KASRATAN

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>356</TD> <TD>238</TD> <TD>EE</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|َ</TD> <TD>ARABIC FATHA

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>357</TD> <TD>239</TD> <TD>EF</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ُ</TD> <TD>ARABIC DAMMA

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>360</TD> <TD>240</TD> <TD>F0</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ِ</TD> <TD>ARABIC KASRA

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>361</TD> <TD>241</TD> <TD>F1</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ّ</TD> <TD>ARABIC SHADDA

</TD> </TR> <TR VALIGN="top| <TD>362</TD> <TD>242</TD> <TD>F2</TD> <TD ALIGN="center|ْ</TD> <TD>ARABIC SUKUN

</TD> </TR> </TABLE>

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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Index

NAME

DESCRIPTION

ISO 8859 alphabets

ISO 8859-6 characters

NOTES

SEE ALSO

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