U+315C was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block Hangul Compatibility Jamo in the Basic Multilingual Plane.

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

The glyph is a Compat composition of the glyphs ᅮ. It has a Wide East Asian Width. In bidirectional context it acts as Left To Right and is not mirrored. The glyph can, under circumstances, be confused with 25 other glyphs. In text U+315C behaves as Ideographic regarding line breaks. It has type OLetter for sentence and ALetter for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

The following hangul tables of consonants and vowels (jamo) display the basic forms in blue in the first row, and their derivatives in the following rows. They are separated into tables of initials, vowels and finals. Jamo are romanized according to the Revised Romanization's transliteration rules. Thus, the table should not be used for normal transcription of Korean language, as sound changes must be observed.


System Representation
UTF-8 E3 85 9C
UTF-16 31 5C
UTF-32 00 00 31 5C
URL-Quoted %E3%85%9C
HTML-Escape ㅜ
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake ㅜ
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) A4 CC

Related Characters

  • ᅮ


  • ᅮ
  • ᅯ
  • ᅰ
  • ᅱ
  • ᅷ
  • ᅻ
  • ᅾ
  • ᆃ
  • ᆉ
  • ᆊ
  • ᆋ
  • ᆌ
  • ᆍ
  • ᆓ
  • ᆕ
  • ᆗ
  • ᆛ
  • ᆠ
  • ᆤ
  • ㅜ
  • ㅝ
  • ㅞ
  • ㅟ
  • ힵ
  • ힶ


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) HANGUL LETTER U
Unicode 1 Name (na1)
Block (blk) Compat_Jamo
General Category (gc) Other Letter
Script (sc) Hangul
Bidirectional Category (bc) Left To Right
Combining Class (ccc) Not Reordered
Decomposition Type (dt) Compat
Decomposition Mapping (dm) ᅮ
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) ㅜ
Lowercase Mapping (lc) ㅜ
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) ㅜ
Uppercase Mapping (uc) ㅜ
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) ㅜ
Titlecase Mapping (tc) ㅜ
Case Folding (cf) ㅜ
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) ㅜ
Bidi Paired Bracket Type (bpt) None
Cased (Cased)
Composition Exclusion (CE)
Case Ignorable (CI)
Full Composition Exclusion (Comp_Ex)
Changes When Casefolded (CWCF)
Changes When Casemapped (CWCM)
Changes When NFKC Casefolded (CWKCF)
Changes When Lowercased (CWL)
Changes When Titlecased (CWT)
Changes When Uppercased (CWU)
Dash (Dash)
Deprecated (Dep)
Default Ignorable Code Point (DI)
Diacritic (Dia)
East Asian Width (ea) Wide
Extender (Ext)
FC NFKC Closure (FC_NFKC) ㅜ
Grapheme Cluster Break (GCB) Any
Grapheme Base (Gr_Base)
Grapheme Extend (Gr_Ext)
Hex Digit (Hex)
Hangul Syllable Type (hst) Not Applicable
Hyphen (Hyphen)
ID Continue (IDC)
Ideographic (Ideo)
ID Start (IDS)
IDS Binary Operator (IDSB)
IDS Trinary Operator and (IDST)
Indic Positional Category (InPC) NA
Indic Syllabic Category (InSC) Other
ISO 10646 Comment (isc)
Joining Group (jg) No_Joining_Group
Join Control (Join_C)
Jamo Short Name (JSN)
Joining Type (jt) Non Joining
Line Break (lb) Ideographic
Logical Order Exception (LOE)
Math (Math)
Noncharacter Code Point (NChar)
NFC Quick Check (NFC_QC) Yes
NFD Quick Check (NFD_QC) Yes
NFKC Casefold (NFKC_CF) ᅮ
NFKC Quick Check (NFKC_QC) No
NFKD Quick Check (NFKD_QC) No
Numeric Type (nt) None
Numeric Value (nv) NaN
Other Alphabetic (OAlpha)
Other Default Ignorable Code Point (ODI)
Other Grapheme Extend (OGr_Ext)
Other ID Continue (OIDC)
Other ID Start (OIDS)
Other Lowercase (OLower)
Other Math (OMath)
Other Uppercase (OUpper)
Pattern Syntax (Pat_Syn)
Pattern White Space (Pat_WS)
Quotation Mark (QMark)
Radical (Radical)
Sentence Break (SB) OLetter
Simple Case Folding (scf) ㅜ
Script Extension (scx) Hangul
Soft Dotted (SD)
STerm (STerm)
Terminal Punctuation (Term)
Unified Ideograph (UIdeo)
Variation Selector (VS)
Word Break (WB) ALetter
White Space (WSpace)
XID Continue (XIDC)
XID Start (XIDS)
Expands On NFC (XO_NFC)
Expands On NFD (XO_NFD)
Expands On NFKC (XO_NFKC)
Expands On NFKD (XO_NFKD)