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This page contains codes for basic Arabic script symbols, but does not include the Arabic Presentation blocks. Check the latest Unicode charts to see additional Arabic script codes.

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  1. About the Codes
  2. Basic Consonant Letters
  3. Vowel Marks and Diacritics
  4. Punctuation
  5. Core Mathematical and Numeric Symbols
  6. Using the Codes

About the Codes

Because Arabic is a cursive script, letter forms change position depending on their position within a word and on other factors (such as which letters are adjacent. These code points are listed for informational purposes only. It is generally recommended that you use a text editor which can work with Arabic type whenever possible instead of these numeric codes.

Listings may also be incomplete – check the latest Unicode charts to look for any additions to these blocks.

Some information on how the characters should be displayed can be found at Wikpedia.

Go to the Using the Codes section to see how they are implemented.

 

Basic Consonants

These are the letters found in the core Arabic alphabet. Additional characters may be needed for languages besides Arabic. Note that characters may be displayed slightly out of Unicode code point order.

Arabic Consonants
Character Name Character Entity Hex Entity
ARABIC LETTER HAMZAء&‌#1569;
ARABIC LETTER ALEFا&‌#1575;
ARABIC LETTER ALEF WITH MADDA ABOVEآ&‌#1570;
ARABIC LETTER ALEF WITH HAMZA ABOVEأ&‌#1571;
ARABIC LETTER ALEF WITH HAMZA BELOWإ&‌#1573;
ARABIC LETTER ALEF MAKSURAى&‌#1609;
ARABIC LETTER BEHب&‌#1576;
ARABIC LETTER TEH MARBUTAة&‌#1577;
ARABIC LETTER TEHت&‌#1578;
ARABIC LETTER THEHث&‌#1579;
ARABIC LETTER JEEMج&‌#1580;
ARABIC LETTER HAHح&‌#1581;
ARABIC LETTER KHAHخ&‌#1582;
ARABIC LETTER DALد&‌#1583;
ARABIC LETTER THALذ&‌#1584;
ARABIC LETTER REHر&‌#1585;
ARABIC LETTER ZAINز&‌#1586;
ARABIC LETTER SEENس&‌#1587;
ARABIC LETTER SHEENش&‌#1588;
ARABIC LETTER SADص&‌#1589;
ARABIC LETTER DADض&‌#1590;
ARABIC LETTER TAHط&‌#1591;
ARABIC LETTER ZAHظ&‌#1592;
ARABIC LETTER AINع&‌#1593;
ARABIC LETTER GHAINغ&‌#1594;
ARABIC TATWEELـ&‌#1600;
ARABIC LETTER FEHف&‌#1601;
ARABIC LETTER QAFق&‌#1602;
ARABIC LETTER KAFك&‌#1603;
ARABIC LETTER LAMل&‌#1604;
ARABIC LETTER MEEMم&‌#1605;
ARABIC LETTER NOONن&‌#1606;
ARABIC LETTER HEHه&‌#1607;
ARABIC LETTER WAWو&‌#1608;
ARABIC LETTER WAW WITH HAMZA ABOVEؤ&‌#1572;
ARABIC LETTER YEHي&‌#1610;
ARABIC LETTER YEH WITH HAMZA ABOVEئ&‌#1574;

 

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Vowel Marks and Diacritics

These marks are used to indicate vowels and geminate consonants (shadda).

Arabic Vowel Marks and Diacritics
Character Name Character Entity Hex Entity
ARABIC FATHATANً&‌#1611;
ARABIC DAMMATANٌ&‌#1612;
ARABIC KASRATANٍ&‌#1613;
ARABIC FATHAَ&‌#1614;
ARABIC DAMMAُ&‌#1615;
ARABIC KASRAِ&‌#1616;
ARABIC SHADDAّ&‌#1617;
ARABIC SUKUNْ&‌#1618;
ARABIC MADDAH ABOVEٓ&‌#1619;
ARABIC HAMZA ABOVEٔ&‌#1620;
ARABIC HAMZA BELOWٕ&‌#1621;

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Punctuation

Arabic Punctuation
Character Name Character Entity Hex Entity
ARABIC SIGN SANAH؁&‌#1537;
ARABIC FOOTNOTE MARKER؂&‌#1538;
ARABIC SIGN SAFHA؃&‌#1539;
ARABIC COMMA،&‌#1548;
ARABIC SEMICOLON؛&‌#1563;
ARABIC QUESTION MARK؟&‌#1567;
AFGHANI SIGN (Currency) ؋ &‌#1547;
RIAL SIGN (Currency) &‌#65020;

 

Core Mathematical and Numeral Symbols

Arabic-Indic Digits

These numbers are seen West of Iran (although many of these countries also use European digits 1,2,3,...8,9.

"Arabic" Indic Numeral Forms Iraq and West
Character Name Character Entity Hex Entity
ARABIC-INDIC DIGIT ZERO٠&‌#1632;
ARABIC-INDIC DIGIT ONE١&‌#1633;
ARABIC-INDIC DIGIT TWO٢&‌#1634;
ARABIC-INDIC DIGIT THREE٣&‌#1635;
ARABIC-INDIC DIGIT FOUR٤&‌#1636;
ARABIC-INDIC DIGIT FIVE٥&‌#1637;
ARABIC-INDIC DIGIT SIX٦&‌#1638;
ARABIC-INDIC DIGIT SEVEN٧&‌#1639;
ARABIC-INDIC DIGIT EIGHT٨&‌#1640;
ARABIC-INDIC DIGIT NINE٩&‌#1641;

Eastern Arabic-Indic Digits

These are used in Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan. There are only minor differences in some numbers.

"Arabic" Indic Numberal Forms Iran and East
Character Name Character Entity Hex Entity
EXTENDED ARABIC-INDIC DIGIT ZERO۰&‌#1776;
EXTENDED ARABIC-INDIC DIGIT ONE۱&‌#1777;
EXTENDED ARABIC-INDIC DIGIT TWO۲&‌#1778;
EXTENDED ARABIC-INDIC DIGIT THREE۳&‌#1779;
EXTENDED ARABIC-INDIC DIGIT FOUR۴&‌#1780;
EXTENDED ARABIC-INDIC DIGIT FIVE۵&‌#1781;
EXTENDED ARABIC-INDIC DIGIT SIX۶&‌#1782;
EXTENDED ARABIC-INDIC DIGIT SEVEN۷&‌#1783;
EXTENDED ARABIC-INDIC DIGIT EIGHT۸&‌#1784;
EXTENDED ARABIC-INDIC DIGIT NINE۹&‌#1785;

 

Mathematical Symbols

Arabic Mathematical Symbols
Character Name Character Entity Hex Entity
ARABIC NUMBER SIGN؀&‌#1536;
ARABIC DECIMAL SEPARATOR٫&‌#1643;
ARABIC THOUSANDS SEPARATOR٬&‌#1644;
ARABIC FIVE POINTED STAR٭&‌#1645;
ARABIC PERCENT SIGN٪&‌#1642;
ARABIC-INDIC PER MILLE SIGN؉&‌#1545;
ARABIC-INDIC PER TEN THOUSAND SIGN؊&‌#1546;
ARABIC-INDIC CUBE ROOT؆&‌#1542;
ARABIC-INDIC FOURTH ROOT؇&‌#1543;
ARABIC RAY؈&‌#1544;

 

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Last Modified: Tuesday, 27-Sep-2016 14:50:30 EDT