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

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:

       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	  x	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   224   E0		ARABIC TATWEEL
       341   225   E1		ARABIC LETTER FEH
       342   226   E2		ARABIC LETTER QAF
       343   227   E3		ARABIC LETTER KAF
       344   228   E4		ARABIC LETTER LAM
       345   229   E5		ARABIC LETTER MEEM
       346   230   E6		ARABIC LETTER NOON
       347   231   E7		ARABIC LETTER HEH
       350   232   E8		ARABIC LETTER WAW
       351   233   E9		ARABIC LETTER ALEF MAKSURA
       352   234   EA		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)

COLOPHON
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