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How to print Unicode glyph names for input string?

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http://unix.stackexchange.com – I'd like to be able to run unicode-names 'abç' and see the corresponding Unicode character names: LATIN SMALL LETTER A LATIN SMALL LETTER B LATIN SMALL LETTER C WITH CEDILLA Printing a string as a series of Unicode glyph names would be useful in several cases: Distinguish easily confused characters such as "i" and "í". Explain what a literal string actually contains (for example non-printable or unassigned, zero-width characters). (HowTos)