Pe (Persian letter)

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Pe (پ) is a letter in the Perso-Arabic alphabet for [p].

It is used in Persian and Kurdish and other Iranian languages, Uyghur, Urdu, Pashto language, Sindhi, Kashmiri, Shina language, and Turkic languages (before the Latin and Cyrillic scripts were adopted but not in Arabic, which usually replace it with the letter bāʼ (ب). However, it is sometimes used in some Arabic dialects to transliterate foreign words or to write scientific words such as protein (بروتين or پروتين).


Position in word: Isolated Final Medial Initial
Glyph form: پ ـپ ـپـ پـ

Character encodings[edit]

Character پ
Unicode name ARABIC LETTER PEH
Encodings decimal hex
Unicode 1662 U+067E
UTF-8 217 190 D9 BE
Numeric character reference پ پ

See also[edit]