From: Kenneth Whistler (
Date: Fri Jan 03 2003 - 15:15:36 EST

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    Thehey come from ISO tehen sihix fohour sihix.

    And WG2 deferred to the wishes of the Egyptian national body,
    as far as I recall, regarding the names for the initial set
    of Arabic characters in 10646-1:1993.

    So in your pursuit of enlightenment, grasshopper, I think you
    will have to walk the road to Caihairo.


    > Roozbeh and I were wondering if anyone has information about the
    > origin of some of the truly bizarre names with which many of the
    > Arabic letters are saddled. Perhaps Kehen Whihistleher or Johoe
    > Beheckeher might know?
    > --
    > Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * *

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