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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           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   223   e0           ARABIC TATWEEL
       341   224   e1           ARABIC LETTER FEH
       342   225   e2           ARABIC LETTER QAF
       343   226   e3           ARABIC LETTER KAF
       344   227   e4           ARABIC LETTER LAM
       345   228   e5           ARABIC LETTER MEEM
       346   229   e6           ARABIC LETTER NOON
       347   230   e7           ARABIC LETTER HEH
       350   231   e8           ARABIC LETTER WAW
       351   232   e9           ARABIC LETTER ALEF MAKSURA
       352   233   ea           ARABIC LETTER YEH
       353   234   eb           ARABIC FATHATAN
       354   235   ec           ARABIC DAMMATAN
       355   236   ed           ARABIC KASRATAN
       356   237   ee           ARABIC FATHA
       357   238   ef           ARABIC DAMMA
       360   239   f0           ARABIC KASRA
       361   240   f1           ARABIC SHADDA
       362   241   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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