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NAME

       iso_8859-6  -  the  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     ¤     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     Á     ARABIC LETTER HAMZA
       302   194   c2     Â     ARABIC LETTER ALEF WITH MADDA ABOVE
       303   195   c3     Ã     ARABIC LETTER ALEF WITH HAMZA ABOVE
       304   196   c4     Ä     ARABIC LETTER WAW WITH HAMZA ABOVE
       305   197   c5     Å     ARABIC LETTER ALEF WITH HAMZA BELOW
       306   198   c6     Æ     ARABIC LETTER YEH WITH HAMZA ABOVE
       307   199   c7     Ç     ARABIC LETTER ALEF
       310   200   c8     È     ARABIC LETTER BEH
       311   201   c9     É     ARABIC LETTER TEH MARBUTA
       312   202   ca     Ê     ARABIC LETTER TEH
       313   203   cb     Ë     ARABIC LETTER THEH
       314   204   cc     Ì     ARABIC LETTER JEEM
       315   205   cd     Í     ARABIC LETTER HAH
       316   206   ce     Î     ARABIC LETTER KHAH
       317   207   cf     Ï     ARABIC LETTER DAL
       320   208   d0     Ð     ARABIC LETTER THAL
       321   209   d1     Ñ     ARABIC LETTER REH
       322   210   d2     Ò     ARABIC LETTER ZAIN
       323   211   d3     Ó     ARABIC LETTER SEEN

       324   212   d4     Ô     ARABIC LETTER SHEEN
       325   213   d5     Õ     ARABIC LETTER SAD
       326   214   d6     Ö     ARABIC LETTER DAD
       327   215   d7     ×     ARABIC LETTER TAH
       330   216   d8     Ø     ARABIC LETTER ZAH
       331   217   d9     Ù     ARABIC LETTER AIN
       332   218   da     Ú     ARABIC LETTER GHAIN
       340   223   e0     à     ARABIC TATWEEL
       341   224   e1     á     ARABIC LETTER FEH
       342   225   e2     â     ARABIC LETTER QAF
       343   226   e3     ã     ARABIC LETTER KAF
       344   227   e4     ä     ARABIC LETTER LAM
       345   228   e5     å     ARABIC LETTER MEEM
       346   229   e6     æ     ARABIC LETTER NOON
       347   230   e7     ç     ARABIC LETTER HEH
       350   231   e8     è     ARABIC LETTER WAW
       351   232   e9     é     ARABIC LETTER ALEF MAKSURA
       352   233   ea     ê     ARABIC LETTER YEH
       353   234   eb     ë     ARABIC FATHATAN
       354   235   ec     ì     ARABIC DAMMATAN
       355   236   ed     í     ARABIC KASRATAN
       356   237   ee     î     ARABIC FATHA
       357   238   ef     ï     ARABIC DAMMA
       360   239   f0     ð     ARABIC KASRA
       361   240   f1     ñ     ARABIC SHADDA
       362   241   f2     ò     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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