Bug #4920 does MySQL support farsi language
Submitted: 6 Aug 2004 7:05 Modified: 25 Nov 2004 5:42
Reporter: sina salek Email Updates:
Status: Closed Impact on me:
Category:MySQL Server Severity:S4 (Feature request)
Version: OS:
Assigned to: Alexander Barkov CPU Architecture:Any

[6 Aug 2004 7:05] sina salek
i saw list of supported languages in new version of MySQL, but i did not see farsi language in that list. 
it is a problem, becuase when i want to sort some fileds that contain farsi character, MySQL does bot get cirrect result!!. why? i'm a programmer, can i help you about this. 

How to repeat:
i do not know

Suggested fix:
i can send to you list of unicode characters in farsi language, and the analyzer function to analyze them.
will you  accept my help?!
[6 Aug 2004 21:09] Sergei Golubchik
you may be interested in seeing the thread

[25 Nov 2004 5:42] Alexander Barkov
Thank you for your bug report. This issue has already been fixed
in the latest released version of that product, which you can download at 
[12 Jan 2007 2:44] ahmad pouramini
can any one help me?
I want to have a farsi site with mysql, how can I store and retrive farsi characters with this sql? 

already the characterset of my database is utf-8, and also I set the utf8-persian-ci for my tables, but again in the html page it show them incorrect,

note the charset of my html page is utf-8 too 
please help me