iso_8859_1(7) -- Linux man page

 

NAME

iso_8859-1 - the ISO 8859-1 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). Especially important is ISO 8859-1, the "Latin Alphabet No. 1", which has become widely implemented and may already be seen as the de-facto standard ASCII replacement. ISO 8859-1 supports the following languages: Afrikaans, Basque, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Faeroese, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Icelandic, Irish, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Scottish, Spanish, and Swedish. Note that the ISO 8859-1 characters are also the first 256 characters of ISO 10646 (Unicode).  

ISO 8859 Alphabets

The full set of ISO 8859 alphabets includes:
ISO 8859-1West European languages (Latin-1)
ISO 8859-2Central and East European languages (Latin-2)
ISO 8859-3Southeast European and miscellaneous languages (Latin-3)
ISO 8859-4Scandinavian/Baltic languages (Latin-4)
ISO 8859-5Latin/Cyrillic
ISO 8859-6Latin/Arabic
ISO 8859-7Latin/Greek
ISO 8859-8Latin/Hebrew
ISO 8859-9Latin-1 modification for Turkish (Latin-5)
ISO 8859-10Lappish/Nordic/Eskimo languages (Latin-6)
ISO 8859-11Latin/Thai
ISO 8859-13Baltic Rim languages (Latin-7)
ISO 8859-14Celtic (Latin-8)
ISO 8859-15West European languages (Latin-9)
ISO 8859-16Romanian (Latin-10)
 

ISO 8859-1 Characters

The following table displays the characters in ISO 8859-1 (Latin-1), 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 8859-1.

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