Special Characters: Codes and Conversions


Code

Ref.

Arabic

Letter

Converts

to

Latin

OT

Ref.

Latin

Mod. Turk.

Description

-1







Separation dash (vasıf terkibi)

-2







Connection dash?

-3







Arabic article dash

-4



-i




izafet “i”

-5



-ı




izafet “ı

-6



-ü




izafet “ü

-7



-u




izafet “u”

'2

+1593

ع

+703

ʿ

+703

ʿ

ayin

'3


ˀ





hamza

'4


'





Alef in Arabic definite article which elides in compound with “moon” letters

'5







Alef in Arabic definite article which elides in compound with “sun” letters

'6








'7








w







shadda [follows letter]