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Which languages are considered double width characters?

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Hey guys,

with the introduction of ETAs the character limits for double width character languages will also change.
https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/6021630?hl=en-GB

The option to use longer text ads for Eastern European and Asian countries does not seem to exits within ETAs anymore.

Can someone give an overview of what languages are considered double width apart from Japanese, Korean and Chinese?
The way it is phrased in the help center suggest that there may be other languages falling into that category.
"...each character from double-width languages, such as Korean, Japanese or Chinese, count as two characters..."

What about the following languages?
Arabic
Bulgarian
Greek
Hebrew
Hindi
Russian
Thai

 

(If someone can provide a complete list, that would also be lovely)

Thanks!
Isabelle

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Which languages are considered double width characters?

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@Isabelle W

To my knowledge only the Asian languages fall into this category.

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