ISO_8859-2

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NAME

iso_8859-2 − the ISO 8859-2 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 8859-2, the "Latin Alphabet No. 2" is used to encode Central and Eastern European Latin characters and is implemented by several program vendors.

ISO 8859-2 supports the following languages: Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, English, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Irish, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian and Sorbian.

Also note that the following Cyrillic-based languages have one-to-one transliterations to Latin 2: Macedonian and Serbian.

ISO 8859 Alphabets

The full set of ISO 8859 alphabets includes:

ISO 8859-2 Characters

The following table displays the characters in ISO 8859 Latin-2, which are printable and unlisted in the ascii(7) manual page.

SEE ALSO

ascii(7), iso_8859_1(7)

Additional information: ISO 8859-2 (Latin 2) Resources (http://sizif.mf.uni-lj.si/linux/cee/iso8859-2.html).