U+427A was added to Unicode in version 3.0 (1999). It belongs to the block CJK Unified Ideographs Extension A in the Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Other Letter and is mainly used in the Han script. The Unihan Database defines it as to deteriorate and become red; old rice; decaying rice, red rice; (Cant.) the small of long-stored rice. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is hóng.

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+427A behaves as Ideographic regarding line breaks. It has type OLetter for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.


System Representation
UTF-8 E4 89 BA
UTF-16 42 7A
UTF-32 00 00 42 7A
URL-Quoted %E4%89%BA
HTML-Escape 䉺
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 䉺
Pīnyīn hóng
IRG_GSource G3-676B
IRG_HSource H-99
IRG_JSource JA-255B
IRG_KPSource KP1-659
IRG_KSource K3-2E5A
IRG_TSource T4-2A77
HKSCS 9956
KPS1 659A


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 3.0
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-427A
Unicode 1 Name (na1)
Block (blk) CJK_Ext_A
General Category (gc) Other Letter
Script (sc) Han
Bidirectional Category (bc) Left To Right
Combining Class (ccc) Not Reordered
Decomposition Type (dt) None
Decomposition Mapping (dm) 䉺
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 䉺
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 䉺
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 䉺
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 䉺
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 䉺
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 䉺
Case Folding (cf) 䉺
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 䉺
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) 䉺
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
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G3-676B
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) H-99
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) JA-255B
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-659
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K3-2E5A
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T4-2A77
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 53141.100
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0906.390
kCangjie (kCangjie) FDM
kCantonese (kCantonese) hong2
kCheungBauer (kCheungBauer) 119/03;FDM;hong2
kCheungBauerIndex (kCheungBauerIndex) 449.11
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) to deteriorate and become red; old rice; decaying rice, red rice; (Cant.) the small of long-stored rice
kHanYu (kHanYu) 53141.100
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 53141.100:hóng
kHKSCS (kHKSCS) 9956
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 659A
kMandarin (kMandarin) hóng
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 119.3
kSBGY (kSBGY) 030.44
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 9
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) 䉺
NFKC Quick Check (NFKC_QC) Yes
NFKD Quick Check (NFKD_QC) Yes
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) 䉺
Script Extension (scx) Han
Soft Dotted (SD)
STerm (STerm)
Terminal Punctuation (Term)
Unified Ideograph (UIdeo)
Variation Selector (VS)
Word Break (WB) Other
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)