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Glyph for U+0431
Source: Noto Sans

U+0431 CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER BE

U+0431 was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block U+0400 to U+04FF Cyrillic in the U+0000 to U+FFFF Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Lowercase Letter and is mainly used in the Cyrillic script. It is related to its uppercase variant Glyph for U+0411 Cyrillic Capital Letter Be and its titlecase variant Glyph for U+0411 Cyrillic Capital Letter Be.

The glyph is not a composition. It has a Ambiguous East Asian Width. In bidirectional context it acts as Left To Right and is not mirrored. The glyph can, under circumstances, be confused with 1 other glyphs. In text U+0431 behaves as Alphabetic regarding line breaks. It has type Lower for sentence and Alphabetic Letter for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

Be (Б б italics: Б б) is a letter of the Cyrillic script. It commonly represents the voiced bilabial plosive /b/, like the English pronunciation of ⟨b⟩ in "ball". It should not be confused with the Cyrillic letter Ve (В в), which is shaped like Latin capital letter B but represents the voiced labiodental fricative /v/.

The Cyrillic letter Б (Be) is romanized using the Latin letter B.

Representations

System Representation
1073
UTF-8 D0 B1
UTF-16 04 31
UTF-32 00 00 04 31
URL-Quoted %D0%B1
HTML-Escape б
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake б
HTML-Escape б
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) AC D2
Encoding: IBM866 (hex bytes) A1
Encoding: ISO-8859-5 (hex bytes) D1
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) A7 D2
Encoding: KOI8-R (hex bytes) C2
Encoding: KOI8-U (hex bytes) C2
Encoding: WINDOWS-1251 (hex bytes) E1
Encoding: X-MAC-CYRILLIC (hex bytes) E1
LATEX \cyrchar\cyrb
Adobe Glyph List afii10066
Adobe Glyph List becyrillic
digraph b=

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Property Value
Age 1.1 (1993)
Unicode Name CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER BE
Unicode 1 Name
Block Cyrillic
General Category Lowercase Letter
Script Cyrillic
Bidirectional Category Left To Right
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition Type None
Decomposition Mapping Glyph for U+0431 Cyrillic Small Letter Be
Lowercase
Simple Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+0431 Cyrillic Small Letter Be
Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+0431 Cyrillic Small Letter Be
Uppercase
Simple Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+0411 Cyrillic Capital Letter Be
Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+0411 Cyrillic Capital Letter Be
Simple Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+0411 Cyrillic Capital Letter Be
Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+0411 Cyrillic Capital Letter Be
Case Folding Glyph for U+0431 Cyrillic Small Letter Be
ASCII Hex Digit
Alphabetic
Bidi Control
Bidi Mirrored
Bidi Paired Bracket Glyph for U+0431 Cyrillic Small Letter Be
Bidi Paired Bracket Type None
Cased
Composition Exclusion
Case Ignorable
Full Composition Exclusion
Changes When Casefolded
Changes When Casemapped
Changes When NFKC Casefolded
Changes When Lowercased
Changes When Titlecased
Changes When Uppercased
Dash
Deprecated
Default Ignorable Code Point
Diacritic
East Asian Width Ambiguous
Emoji Modifier Base
Emoji Component
Emoji Modifier
Emoji
Emoji Presentation
Extender
Extended Pictographic
FC NFKC Closure Glyph for U+0431 Cyrillic Small Letter Be
Grapheme Cluster Break Any
Grapheme Base
Grapheme Extend
Grapheme Link
Hex Digit
Hangul Syllable Type Not Applicable
Hyphen
ID Continue
Ideographic
ID Start
IDS Binary Operator
IDS Trinary Operator and
Indic Mantra Category
Indic Positional Category NA
Indic Syllabic Category Other
ISO 10646 Comment
Joining Group No_Joining_Group
Join Control
Jamo Short Name
Joining Type Non Joining
Line Break Alphabetic
Logical Order Exception
Math
Noncharacter Code Point
NFC Quick Check Yes
NFD Quick Check Yes
NFKC Casefold Glyph for U+0431 Cyrillic Small Letter Be
NFKC Quick Check Yes
NFKD Quick Check Yes
Numeric Type None
Numeric Value not a number
Other Alphabetic
Other Default Ignorable Code Point
Other Grapheme Extend
Other ID Continue
Other ID Start
Other Lowercase
Other Math
Other Uppercase
Pattern Syntax
Pattern White Space
Prepended Concatenation Mark
Quotation Mark
Radical
Regional Indicator
Sentence Break Lower
Simple Case Folding Glyph for U+0431 Cyrillic Small Letter Be
Script Extension
Soft Dotted
Sentence Terminal
Terminal Punctuation
Unified Ideograph
Vertical Orientation R
Variation Selector
Word Break Alphabetic Letter
White Space
XID Continue
XID Start
Expands On NFC
Expands On NFD
Expands On NFKC
Expands On NFKD