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Glyph for U+3073
Source: Noto CJK

U+3073 Hiragana Letter Bi

U+3073 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 a Canonical composition of the glyphs Glyph for U+3072 Hiragana Letter Hi, Glyph for U+3099 Combining Katakana-Hiragana Voiced Sound Mark. It has a Wide East Asian Width. In bidirectional context it acts as Left To Right and is not mirrored. In text U+3073 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:

, in hiragana, or in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, which each represent one mora. Both can be written in two strokes, sometimes one for hiragana, and both are phonemically /hi/ although for phonological reasons, the actual pronunciation is [çi] , the sound would be nearer to be transcribed "hyi" in phonetic-based rōmaji. The pronunciation of the voiceless palatal fricative [ç] is similar to that of the English word hue [çuː] for some speakers.

In the Sakhalin dialect of the Ainu language, ヒ can be written as small ㇶ to represent a final h sound after an i sound (イㇶ ih). Along with other extended katakana, this was developed to represent sounds in Ainu that are not present in standard Japanese katakana.

Representations

System Representation
12403
UTF-8 E3 81 B3
UTF-16 30 73
UTF-32 00 00 30 73
URL-Quoted %E3%81%B3
HTML hex reference び
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake び
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) AA D3
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) A4 D3
Adobe Glyph List bihiragana
digraph bi

Elsewhere

Complete Record

Property Value
Age 1.1 (1993)
Unicode Name HIRAGANA LETTER BI
Unicode 1 Name
Block Hiragana
General Category Other Letter
Script Hiragana
Bidirectional Category Left To Right
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition Type Canonical
Decomposition Mapping Glyph for U+3072 Hiragana Letter Hi Glyph for U+3099 Combining Katakana-Hiragana Voiced Sound Mark
Lowercase
Simple Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+3073 Hiragana Letter Bi
Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+3073 Hiragana Letter Bi
Uppercase
Simple Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+3073 Hiragana Letter Bi
Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+3073 Hiragana Letter Bi
Simple Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+3073 Hiragana Letter Bi
Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+3073 Hiragana Letter Bi
Case Folding Glyph for U+3073 Hiragana Letter Bi
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+3073 Hiragana Letter Bi
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 No
NFKC Casefold Glyph for U+3073 Hiragana Letter Bi
NFKC Quick Check Yes
NFKC_SCF Glyph for U+3073 Hiragana Letter Bi
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 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+3073 Hiragana Letter Bi
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+3073 Hiragana Letter Bi
Script Extension
Vertical Orientation U