Arabic Presentation Forms-A

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Arabic Presentation Forms-A
Range U+FB50..U+FDFF
(688 code points)
Plane BMP
Scripts Arabic (609 char.)
Common (2 char.)
Symbol sets contextual forms
multi-letter and
word ligatures
Major alphabets Central Asian languages
Pashto
Persian
Sindhi
Urdu
Assigned 611 code points
Unused 45 reserved code points
32 non-characters
Unicode version history
1.1 593 (+593)
3.2 594 (+1)
4.0 595 (+1)
6.0 611 (+16)
Note: [1][2]

Arabic Presentation Forms-A is a Unicode block encoding contextual forms and ligatures of letter variants needed for Persian, Urdu, Sindhi and Central Asian languages. The presentation forms are present only for compatibility with older standards, and are not currently needed for coding text.[3]

Arabic Presentation Forms-A[1][2][3]
Official Unicode Consortium code chart (PDF)
  0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C D E F
U+FB5x
U+FB6x
U+FB7x ﭿ
U+FB8x
U+FB9x
U+FBAx
U+FBBx ﮿
U+FBCx
U+FBDx
U+FBEx
U+FBFx ﯿ
U+FC0x
U+FC1x
U+FC2x
U+FC3x ﰿ
U+FC4x
U+FC5x
U+FC6x
U+FC7x ﱿ
U+FC8x
U+FC9x
U+FCAx
U+FCBx ﲿ
U+FCCx
U+FCDx
U+FCEx
U+FCFx ﳿ
U+FD0x
U+FD1x
U+FD2x
U+FD3x ﴿
U+FD4x
U+FD5x
U+FD6x
U+FD7x ﵿ
U+FD8x
U+FD9x
U+FDAx
U+FDBx ﶿ
U+FDCx
U+FDDx
U+FDEx
U+FDFx
Notes
1.^ As of Unicode version 7.0
2.^ Grey areas indicate non-assigned code points
3.^ Black areas indicate noncharacters - Unicode will never use these codepoints for encoding characters

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Unicode character database". The Unicode Standard. Retrieved 22 March 2013. 
  2. ^ The Unicode Standard Version 1.0, Volume 1. Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc. 1990, 1991. ISBN 0-201-56788-1. 
  3. ^ The Unicode Consortium. The Unicode Standard, Version 6.0.0, (Mountain View, CA: The Unicode Consortium, 2011. ISBN 978-1-936213-01-6), Chapter 8