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in reply to Re^2: \b in Unicode regex
in thread \b in Unicode regex

\b works for me, even with Hebrew:
#! /usr/bin/perl
use warnings;
use strict;
use utf8;
my $string = 'שָׁלוֹם';
print $string =~ /\bש/, "\n";

(I had to use <pre> instead of <code> to make UTF-8 work.)

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