U+4E09 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 three. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is s. The codepoint has the Numeric value 3.

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. The glyph can, under circumstances, be confused with 2 other glyphs. In text U+4E09 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:

3 (three; /ˈθriː/) is a number, numeral, and glyph. It is the natural number following 2 and preceding 4.


System Representation
UTF-8 E4 B8 89
UTF-16 4E 09
UTF-32 00 00 4E 09
URL-Quoted %E4%B8%89
HTML-Escape 三
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 三
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) DF B2
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) BB B0
Pīnyīn s
IRG_GSource G0-487D
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3B30
IRG_KPSource KP0-E1B
IRG_KSource K0-5F32
IRG_TSource T1-4435
IRG_VSource V1-4A2
BigFive A454
CCCII 213024
CNS1986 1-4435
CNS1992 1-4435
EACC 213024
GB0 4093
GB1 4093
Jis0 2716
KSC0 6318
MainlandTelegraph 0005
TaiwanTelegraph 0005
Xerox 241:113

Related Characters

  • ㆔
  • ㈢
  • ㊂
  • 🈪
  • 🉁


  • ㈢
  • 🉁


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4E09
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) 三
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 三
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 三
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 三
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 三
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 三
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 三
Case Folding (cf) 三
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 三
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) 三
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
kIICore (kIICore) AGT
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G0-487D
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3B30
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E1B
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-5F32
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4435
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4A2
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0138.010
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 00012
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10004.030
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0076.050
kBigFive (kBigFive) A454
kCangjie (kCangjie) MMM
kCantonese (kCantonese) saam1 saam3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213024
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 11.201
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4435
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4435
kCowles (kCowles) 3572
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0138.010
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) three
kEACC (kEACC) 213024
kFenn (kFenn) 1A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 427.04 428.05 429.01 429.04
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 1010.1
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB0 (kGB0) 4093
kGB1 (kGB1) 4093
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 1
kGSR (kGSR) 0648a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10004.030
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) sān(3030)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10004.030:sān
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0004
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) MITSU MITABI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SAN
kJis0 (kJis0) 2716
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0076.050
kKorean (kKorean) SAM
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E1B5
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6318
kLau (kLau) 2599 2600
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0005
kMandarin (kMandarin) sān
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5415
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2528
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 00012
kNelson (kNelson) 0008
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1100
Primary Numeric Value (kPrimaryNumeric) 3
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2174+1.1.2
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 1.2
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 1.2
kSBGY (kSBGY) 224.12 443.29
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 叁
Specialized Semantic Variant (kSpecializedSemanticVariant) 叁
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0005
kTang (kTang) *sɑm sɑm
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 3
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) tam
kXerox (kXerox) 241:113
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0982.010:sān
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) 三
NFKC Quick Check (NFKC_QC) Yes
NFKD Quick Check (NFKD_QC) Yes
Numeric Type (nt) Numeric
Numeric Value (nv) 3
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) 三
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)