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Glyph for U+3042
Source: Noto CJK

U+3042 Hiragana Letter A

U+3042 was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block U+3040 to U+309F Hiragana in the U+0000 to U+FFFF Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Other Letter and is mainly used in the Hiragana script.

The glyph is not a composition. It has a Wide East Asian Width. In bidirectional context it acts as Left To Right and is not mirrored. In text U+3042 behaves as Ideographic regarding line breaks. It has type Other Letter for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

A (hiragana: あ, katakana: ア) is a Japanese kana that represents the mora consisting of single vowel [a]. The hiragana character あ is based on the sōsho style of kanji 安, while the katakana ア is from the radical of kanji 阿. In the modern Japanese system of alphabetical order, it occupies the first position of the alphabet, before い. Additionally, it is the 36th letter in Iroha, after て, before さ. The Unicode for あ is U+3042, and the Unicode for ア is U+30A2.

Representations

System Representation
12354
UTF-8 E3 81 82
UTF-16 30 42
UTF-32 00 00 30 42
URL-Quoted %E3%81%82
HTML hex reference あ
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake あ
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) AA A2
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) A4 A2
Adobe Glyph List ahiragana
digraph a5

Elsewhere

Complete Record

Property Value
Age 1.1 (1993)
Unicode Name HIRAGANA LETTER A
Unicode 1 Name
Block Hiragana
General Category Other Letter
Script Hiragana
Bidirectional Category Left To Right
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition Type None
Decomposition Mapping Glyph for U+3042 Hiragana Letter A
Lowercase
Simple Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+3042 Hiragana Letter A
Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+3042 Hiragana Letter A
Uppercase
Simple Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+3042 Hiragana Letter A
Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+3042 Hiragana Letter A
Simple Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+3042 Hiragana Letter A
Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+3042 Hiragana Letter A
Case Folding Glyph for U+3042 Hiragana Letter A
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+3042 Hiragana Letter A
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 Yes
NFD Quick Check Yes
NFKC Casefold Glyph for U+3042 Hiragana Letter A
NFKC Quick Check Yes
NFKC_SCF Glyph for U+3042 Hiragana Letter A
NFKD Quick Check Yes
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 Other Letter
Soft Dotted
Sentence Terminal
Terminal Punctuation
Unified Ideograph
Variation Selector
Word Break Other
White Space
XID Continue
XID Start
Expands On NFC
Expands On NFD
Expands On NFKC
Expands On NFKD
Bidi Paired Bracket Glyph for U+3042 Hiragana Letter A
Bidi Paired Bracket Type None
East Asian Width Wide
Hangul Syllable Type Not Applicable
ISO 10646 Comment
Joining Group No_Joining_Group
Joining Type Non Joining
Line Break Ideographic
Numeric Type None
Numeric Value not a number
Simple Case Folding Glyph for U+3042 Hiragana Letter A
Script Extension
Vertical Orientation U