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Glyph for U+212A
Source: Noto Sans

U+212A Kelvin Sign

U+212A was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block U+2100 to U+214F Letterlike Symbols in the U+0000 to U+FFFF Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Uppercase Letter and is mainly used in the Latin script. It is related to its lowercase variant Glyph for U+006B Latin Small Letter K.

The glyph is a Canonical composition of the glyph Glyph for U+004B Latin Capital Letter K. It has a Neutral 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+212A behaves as Alphabetic regarding line breaks. It has type Upper for sentence and Alphabetic Letter for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

Representations

System Representation
8490
UTF-8 E2 84 AA
UTF-16 21 2A
UTF-32 00 00 21 2A
URL-Quoted %E2%84%AA
HTML hex reference K
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake K

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Property Value
Age 1.1 (1993)
Unicode Name KELVIN SIGN
Unicode 1 Name DEGREES KELVIN
Block Letterlike Symbols
General Category Uppercase Letter
Script Latin
Bidirectional Category Left To Right
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition Type Canonical
Decomposition Mapping Glyph for U+004B Latin Capital Letter K
Lowercase
Simple Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+006B Latin Small Letter K
Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+006B Latin Small Letter K
Uppercase
Simple Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+212A Kelvin Sign
Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+212A Kelvin Sign
Simple Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+212A Kelvin Sign
Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+212A Kelvin Sign
Case Folding Glyph for U+006B Latin Small Letter K
ASCII Hex Digit
Alphabetic
Bidi Control
Bidi Mirrored
Composition Exclusion
Case Ignorable
Changes When Casefolded
Changes When Casemapped
Changes When NFKC Casefolded
Changes When Lowercased
Changes When Titlecased
Changes When Uppercased
Cased
Full Composition Exclusion
Default Ignorable Code Point
Dash
Deprecated
Diacritic
Emoji Modifier Base
Emoji Component
Emoji Modifier
Emoji Presentation
Emoji
Extender
Extended Pictographic
FC NFKC Closure Glyph for U+212A Kelvin Sign
Grapheme Cluster Break Any
Grapheme Base
Grapheme Extend
Grapheme Link
Hex Digit
Hyphen
ID Continue
ID Start
IDS Binary Operator
IDS Trinary Operator and
IDSU 0
ID_Compat_Math_Continue 0
ID_Compat_Math_Start 0
Ideographic
InCB None
Indic Mantra Category
Indic Positional Category NA
Indic Syllabic Category Other
Jamo Short Name
Join Control
Logical Order Exception
Math
Noncharacter Code Point
NFC Quick Check No
NFD Quick Check No
NFKC Casefold Glyph for U+006B Latin Small Letter K
NFKC Quick Check No
NFKC_SCF Glyph for U+006B Latin Small Letter K
NFKD Quick Check No
Other Alphabetic
Other Default Ignorable Code Point
Other Grapheme Extend
Other ID Continue
Other ID Start
Other Lowercase
Other Math
Other Uppercase
Prepended Concatenation Mark
Pattern Syntax
Pattern White Space
Quotation Mark
Regional Indicator
Radical
Sentence Break Upper
Soft Dotted
Sentence Terminal
Terminal Punctuation
Unified Ideograph
Variation Selector
Word Break Alphabetic Letter
White Space
XID Continue
XID Start
Expands On NFC
Expands On NFD
Expands On NFKC
Expands On NFKD
Bidi Paired Bracket Glyph for U+212A Kelvin Sign
Bidi Paired Bracket Type None
East Asian Width Neutral
Hangul Syllable Type Not Applicable
ISO 10646 Comment
Joining Group No_Joining_Group
Joining Type Non Joining
Line Break Alphabetic
Numeric Type None
Numeric Value not a number
Simple Case Folding Glyph for U+006B Latin Small Letter K
Script Extension
Vertical Orientation R