U+4B12 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 blow chilly; (same as 颼 颼) a whizzing sound, a cool breeze; the south-west wind. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is sōu.

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+4B12 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 AC 92
UTF-16 4B 12
UTF-32 00 00 4B 12
URL-Quoted %E4%AC%92
HTML-Escape 䬒
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 䬒
Pīnyīn sōu
IRG_GSource GKX-1413.41
IRG_KPSource KP1-87D
IRG_KSource K3-3542
IRG_TSource T7-447E
KPS1 87D2


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 3.0
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4B12
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) 䬒
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 䬒
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 䬒
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 䬒
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 䬒
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 䬒
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 䬒
Case Folding (cf) 䬒
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 䬒
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) 䬒
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) GKX-1413.41
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-87D
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K3-3542
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T7-447E
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 74489.110
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1413.410
kCangjie (kCangjie) HNJFE
kCantonese (kCantonese) saau1 siu1 wai4
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) to blow chilly; (same as 颼 颼) a whizzing sound, a cool breeze; the south-west wind
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 473.02
kHanYu (kHanYu) 74489.110
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 74489.110:sōu,xiāo
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 87D2
kMandarin (kMandarin) sōu
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5478
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2558b
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 182.9
kSBGY (kSBGY) 208.31
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 颼
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 18
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) 䬒
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) 䬒
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)