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NAME

       iso_8859-8  -  the  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, or "ISO Hebrew"
       encodes the characters used in Modern Hebrew (or Ivrit).  Neither short
       vowels  nor diacritical marks are included, and Yiddish is not provided
       for.

   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,  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
       8859-8.

       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     ª     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     º     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   222   DF     ß     DOUBLE LOW LINE
       340   223   E0     à     HEBREW LETTER ALEF
       341   224   E1     á     HEBREW LETTER BET
       342   225   E2     â     HEBREW LETTER GIMEL
       343   226   E3     ã     HEBREW LETTER DALET
       344   227   E4     ä     HEBREW LETTER HE
       345   228   E5     å     HEBREW LETTER VAV
       346   229   E6     æ     HEBREW LETTER ZAYIN
       347   230   E7     ç     HEBREW LETTER HET
       350   231   E8     è     HEBREW LETTER TET
       351   232   E9     é     HEBREW LETTER YOD
       352   233   EA     ê     HEBREW LETTER FINAL KAF
       353   234   EB     ë     HEBREW LETTER KAF
       354   235   EC     ì     HEBREW LETTER LAMED
       355   236   ED     í     HEBREW LETTER FINAL MEM
       356   237   EE     î     HEBREW LETTER MEM
       357   238   EF     ï     HEBREW LETTER FINAL NUN
       360   239   F0     ð     HEBREW LETTER NUN
       361   240   F1     ñ     HEBREW LETTER SAMEKH
       362   241   F2     ò     HEBREW LETTER AYIN
       363   242   F3     ó     HEBREW LETTER FINAL PE
       364   243   F4     ô     HEBREW LETTER PE
       365   244   F5     õ     HEBREW LETTER FINAL TSADI
       366   245   F6     ö     HEBREW LETTER TSADI
       367   246   F7     ÷     HEBREW LETTER QOF
       370   247   F8     ø     HEBREW LETTER RESH
       371   248   F9     ù     HEBREW LETTER SHIN
       372   249   FA     ú     HEBREW LETTER TAV
       375   252   FD     ý     LEFT-TO-RIGHT MARK
       376   253   FE     þ     RIGHT-TO-LEFT MARK

NOTES

       ISO 8859-8 was also known as ISO-IR-138.

SEE ALSO

       ascii(7)

COLOPHON

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