latin2(7) -- Linux man page
iso_8859-2 - the ISO 8859-2 character set encoded in octal, decimal,
The ISO 8859 standard includes several 8-bit extensions to the ASCII
character set (also known as ISO 646-IRV). ISO 8859-2, the "Latin
Alphabet No. 2" is used to encode Central and Eastern European Latin
characters and is implemented by several program vendors.
ISO 8859-2 supports the following languages: Albanian, Bosnian,
Croatian, Czech, English, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Irish, Polish,
Slovak, Slovenian and Sorbian.
Also note that the following Cyrillic-based languages have one-to-one
transliterations to Latin 2: Macedonian and Serbian.
ISO 8859 Alphabets
The full set of ISO 8859 alphabets includes:
|ISO 8859-1||West European languages (Latin-1)|
|ISO 8859-2||Central and East European languages (Latin-2)|
|ISO 8859-3||Southeast European and miscellaneous languages (Latin-3)|
|ISO 8859-4||Scandinavian/Baltic languages (Latin-4)|
|ISO 8859-9||Latin-1 modification for Turkish (Latin-5)|
|ISO 8859-10||Lappish/Nordic/Eskimo languages (Latin-6)|
|ISO 8859-13||Baltic Rim languages (Latin-7)|
|ISO 8859-14||Celtic (Latin-8)|
|ISO 8859-15||West European languages (Latin-9)|
|ISO 8859-16||Romanian (Latin-10)|
ISO 8859-2 Characters
The following table displays the characters in ISO 8859-2 (Latin-2),
which are printable and unlisted in the
manual page. The fourth column will only show the proper glyphs
in an environment configured for ISO 8859-2.