HEBREW CHARACTER REPRESENTATION

HEBREW CHARACTER REPRESENTATION
IN VARIOUS GRAPHIC AND DECIMAL CODE POINTS
(ASCII RANGES)*

Lewis M. Barth

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HEBREW
ALPHABET

Decimal
Code
Points I

Decimal
Code
Points II

Mich-
Clar.

CAL

TUSTEP

Hebrew
Phonetic**

PRE
Proposed

HEBREW
LETTERS

ALEF

128

224

)

)

a

a

A

BET

129

225

B

b

b

b

B

GIMEL

130

226

G

g

g

g

G

DALET

131

227

D

d

d

d

D

HE

132

228

H

h

h

h

H

VAV

133

229

W

w

u

v

V

ZAYIN

134

230

Z

z

z

z

Z

HET

135

231

X

x

x

k

X

TET

136

232

+

T

j

j

t

YOD

137

233

Y

y

i

y

Y

FINAL KAF

138

234

k

K

^k

c + space or ^

k

KAF

139

235

K

k

k

c

K

LAMED

140

236

L

l

l

l

L

FINAL MEM

141

237

m

M

^m

m + space or ^

m

MEM

142

238

M

m

m

m

M

FINAL NUN

143

239

n

N

^n

n + space or ^

n

NUN

144

240

N

n

n

n

N

SAMEKH

145

241

S

s

s

x

S

AYIN

146

242

(

(

y

I

I

FINAL PE

147

243

p

P

^p

f + space or ^

p

PE

148

244

P

p

p

f

P

FINAL TSADI

149

245

c

C

^c

x + space or ^

C

TSADI

150

246

C

c

c

x

C

QOF

151

247

Q

q

q

q

Q

RESH

152

248

R

r

r

r

R

SHIN/SIN

153

249

#

$

w

w

W

SIN

249

&

&

#"8

e

w

SHIN

249

$

$

#"9

w

W

TAV

154

250

T

t

t

t

T

*See also, Rashty, David, "How to View Hebrew on the Internet", (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Aug, 1995). [http://snunit.huji.ac.il/sunit_e/hebrew.htm] and Nussbacher, H., and Bourvine, Y., "Hebrew Character Encoding for Internet Messages," (Hebrew University, December 1993), Network Working Group document rfc1555.txt.

**Hebrew Phonetic/Mnemonic Keyboard Layout, also know as Hebrew (United States) I, used in Multi -Lingual Scholar and UniType, Gamma Productions, Accent Express, Accent Software International, and probably other multi-lingual wordprocessing software as well. In UniType this keyboard is used to insert characters in Decimal Code Point II range. Can be inserted either in Linear or Visual directions, depending on the software.


Lewis M. Barth
Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion
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