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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     x     CURRENCY SIGN
       254   172   ac     ~     ARABIC COMMA
       255   173   ad           SOFT HYPHEN
       273   187   bb     >>    ARABIC SEMICOLON
       277   191   bf     c     ARABIC QUESTION MARK
       301   193   c1     A     ARABIC LETTER HAMZA
       302   194   c2     A     ARABIC LETTER ALEF WITH MADDA ABOVE
       303   195   c3     A     ARABIC LETTER ALEF WITH HAMZA ABOVE
       304   196   c4     A     ARABIC LETTER WAW WITH HAMZA ABOVE
       305   197   c5     A     ARABIC LETTER ALEF WITH HAMZA BELOW
       306   198   c6     AE    ARABIC LETTER YEH WITH HAMZA ABOVE
       307   199   c7     C     ARABIC LETTER ALEF
       310   200   c8     E     ARABIC LETTER BEH
       311   201   c9     E     ARABIC LETTER TEH MARBUTA
       312   202   ca     E     ARABIC LETTER TEH
       313   203   cb     E     ARABIC LETTER THEH
       314   204   cc     I     ARABIC LETTER JEEM
       315   205   cd     I     ARABIC LETTER HAH
       316   206   ce     I     ARABIC LETTER KHAH
       317   207   cf     I     ARABIC LETTER DAL
       320   208   d0     D     ARABIC LETTER THAL
       321   209   d1     N     ARABIC LETTER REH
       322   210   d2     O     ARABIC LETTER ZAIN
       323   211   d3     O     ARABIC LETTER SEEN

       324   212   d4     O     ARABIC LETTER SHEEN
       325   213   d5     O     ARABIC LETTER SAD
       326   214   d6     O     ARABIC LETTER DAD
       327   215   d7     x     ARABIC LETTER TAH
       330   216   d8     O     ARABIC LETTER ZAH
       331   217   d9     U     ARABIC LETTER AIN
       332   218   da     U     ARABIC LETTER GHAIN
       340   224   e0     a     ARABIC TATWEEL
       341   225   e1     a     ARABIC LETTER FEH
       342   226   e2     a     ARABIC LETTER QAF
       343   227   e3     a     ARABIC LETTER KAF
       344   228   e4     a     ARABIC LETTER LAM
       345   229   e5     a     ARABIC LETTER MEEM
       346   230   e6     ae    ARABIC LETTER NOON
       347   231   e7     c     ARABIC LETTER HEH
       350   232   e8     e     ARABIC LETTER WAW
       351   233   e9     e     ARABIC LETTER ALEF MAKSURA
       352   234   ea     e     ARABIC LETTER YEH
       353   235   eb     e     ARABIC FATHATAN
       354   236   ec     i     ARABIC DAMMATAN
       355   237   ed     i     ARABIC KASRATAN
       356   238   ee     i     ARABIC FATHA
       357   239   ef     i     ARABIC DAMMA
       360   240   f0     'o     ARABIC KASRA
       361   241   f1     n     ARABIC SHADDA
       362   242   f2     o     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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