Re: Right-to-left mathematics

From: Roozbeh Pournader (
Date: Tue Jan 11 2000 - 06:04:25 EST

On Tue, 11 Jan 2000, wrote:

> Are the mirrored glyphs for case (c) operators actually used in
> right-to-left languages?

Yes. I've seen examples of that in Iraqi mathematics books.

> What do mathematical formulas look like in Hebrew, Arabic, Urdu, Pashto,
> Thaana, etc.? Are they always RTL or is sometimes LTR used (as is the case
> for Hebrew music)?

In Persian, mathematics is always written LTR, with and usually only
digits differ from a Latin equivalent.


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