U+4E02 was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block CJK Unified Ideographs 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 obstruction of breath (qi) as it seeks release; variant of other characters. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is kǎo.

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+4E02 behaves as Ideographic regarding line breaks. It has type OLetter for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

Radical 1 meaning "one" is 1 of 6 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of 1 stroke.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 42 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.

Radical 1, in this case known as 橫 héng "horizontal", is one of the eight principles of the character 永 (永字八法 Yǒngzì Bāfǎ) which are the basis of Chinese calligraphy.


System Representation
UTF-8 E4 B8 82
UTF-16 4E 02
UTF-32 00 00 4E 02
URL-Quoted %E4%B8%82
HTML-Escape 丂
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 丂
Pīnyīn kǎo
IRG_GSource G5-3021
IRG_JSource J4-2122
IRG_TSource T4-2126
CCCII 236123
GB5 1601
JIS0213 2,01,02
Jis1 1601


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4E02
Unicode 1 Name (na1)
Block (blk) CJK
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) 丂
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 丂
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 丂
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 丂
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 丂
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 丂
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 丂
Case Folding (cf) 丂
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 丂
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) 丂
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) G5-3021
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J4-2122
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T4-2126
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 00003
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10004.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0075.050
kCangjie (kCangjie) MVS
kCCCII (kCCCII) 236123
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 7.401
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) obstruction of breath (qi) as it seeks release; variant of other characters
kFenn (kFenn) 240P
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 52.09
kGB5 (kGB5) 1601
kGSR (kGSR) 1041a
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10004.010
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10004.010:kǎo,qiǎo,yú
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) SAMATAGERARERU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KOU
kJIS0213 (kJIS0213) 2,01,02
kJis1 (kJis1) 1601
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0075.050
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 358
kKorean (kKorean) KYO
kMandarin (kMandarin) kǎo
kMatthews (kMatthews) 742
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 00003
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 424
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+17234+1.1.1
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 1.1
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 1.1
kSBGY (kSBGY) 303.50
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 2
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) 丂
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) 丂
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)