U+0642 Arabic Letter Qaf
U+0642 was added in Unicode version 1.1 in 1993. It belongs to the block
This character is a Other Letter and is mainly used in the Arabic script.
The glyph is not a composition. It has no designated width in East Asian texts. In bidirectional text it is written as Arabic letter from right to left. When changing direction it is not mirrored. The word that U+0642 forms with similar adjacent characters prevents a line break inside it. The glyph can be confused with 23 other glyphs.
The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:
Qoph is the nineteenth letter of the Semitic abjads, including Phoenician qōp 𐤒, Hebrew qūp̄ ק, Aramaic qop 𐡒, Syriac qōp̄ ܩ, and Arabic qāf ق.
Its original sound value was a West Semitic emphatic stop, presumably [kʼ]. In Hebrew numerals, it has the numerical value of 100.
Representations
System  Representation 

Nº  1602 
UTF8  D9 82 
UTF16  06 42 
UTF32  00 00 06 42 
URLQuoted  %D9%82 
HTML hex reference  ق 
Wrong windows1252 Mojibake  Ù‚ 
Encoding: ISO88596 (hex bytes)  E2 
Encoding: WINDOWS1256 (hex bytes)  DE 
Adobe Glyph List  afii57442 
Adobe Glyph List  qafarabic 
digraph  q+ 
Related Characters
Arabic Ligature Qaf with Hah Isolated FormGlyph for U+FC33 Arabic Ligature Qaf with Meem Isolated FormGlyph for U+FC34 Arabic Ligature Qaf with Alef Maksura Isolated FormGlyph for U+FC35 Arabic Ligature Qaf with Yeh Isolated FormGlyph for U+FC36 Arabic Ligature Qaf with Alef Maksura Final FormGlyph for U+FC7E Arabic Ligature Qaf with Yeh Final FormGlyph for U+FC7F Arabic Ligature Qaf with Hah Initial FormGlyph for U+FCC2 Arabic Ligature Qaf with Meem Initial FormGlyph for U+FCC3 Arabic Ligature Qaf with Meem with Hah Final FormGlyph for U+FD7E Arabic Ligature Qaf with Meem with Meem Final FormGlyph for U+FD7F Arabic Ligature Qaf with Meem with Yeh Final FormGlyph for U+FDB2 Arabic Ligature Qaf with Meem with Hah Initial FormGlyph for U+FDB4 Arabic Ligature Qala Used As Koranic Stop Sign Isolated FormGlyph for U+FDF1 Arabic Letter Qaf Isolated FormGlyph for U+FED5 Arabic Letter Qaf Final FormGlyph for U+FED6 Arabic Letter Qaf Initial FormGlyph for U+FED7 Arabic Letter Qaf Medial FormGlyph for U+FED8 Arabic Mathematical QafGlyph for U+1EE12 Arabic Mathematical Initial QafGlyph for U+1EE32 Arabic Mathematical Tailed QafGlyph for U+1EE52 Arabic Mathematical Stretched QafGlyph for U+1EE72 Arabic Mathematical Looped QafGlyph for U+1EE92 Arabic Mathematical DoubleStruck QafGlyph for U+1EEB2
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Complete Record
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