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Iso 6438

ISO 6438:1983, Documentation — African coded character set for bibliographic information interchange, is an ISO standard for an 8-bit character encoding for African languages. It has had little use (such as being available through UNIMARC[1]). In practice it is now superseded by Unicode.

ISO 6438
  x0 x1 x2 x3 x4 x5 x6 x7 x8 x9 xA xB xC xD xE xF
Ax     Ɓ Ƈ Ɗ Ɖ   Ɛ Ǝ   Ƒ Ɠ Ɣ Ħ   Ɨ
Bx     ɓ ƈ ɗ ɖ   ɛ ə   ƒ ɠ ɣ ħ   ɪ
Cx Ƙ             Ŋ   Ɵ Ɔ Ƥ       Ʃ
Dx ƙ ɬ ɱ ɳ ɲ     ŋ   ɵ ɔ ƥ   ɽ   ʃ
Ex Ƭ Ʈ   Ʊ Ʋ Χ Ƴ Ʒ                
Fx ƭ ʈ   ʊ ʋ χ ƴ ʒ ʕ ʔ ʘ ǀ ǂ ǃ ǁ  

See also


  1. ^ IFLA Universal Bibliographic Control and International MARC Core Programme (UBCIM), UNIMARC / Authorities 1991


  • "Coded Character Set for African Languages" (June 15, 1979)
  • ISO 6438:1983 "Documentation -- African coded character set for bibliographic information interchange"
  • "Application for Registration No.216, Extended African Latin alphabet coded character set for bibliographic information interchange" (ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 2 N 3129; Date: 1998-07-06)
  • "Status of ISO/TC 46/SC 4 Character Sets Projects" (ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 2 N 3434; Date: 2000-04-18)
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