U+4E12 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 the period from 1 to 3 a.m.; 2nd character of the 'branches'. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is chǒu.

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+4E12 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 B8 92
UTF-16 4E 12
UTF-32 00 00 4E 12
URL-Quoted %E4%B8%92
HTML-Escape 丒
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 丒
Pīnyīn chǒu
IRG_GSource GE-2123
IRG_JSource J4-2124
IRG_KPSource KP1-340
IRG_TSource T4-2139
JIS0213 2,01,04
Jis1 1605
KPS1 340E


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4E12
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) 丒
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 丒
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 丒
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 丒
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 丒
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 丒
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 丒
Case Folding (cf) 丒
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 丒
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) 丒
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) GE-2123
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J4-2124
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-340
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T4-2139
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 00028
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10013.021
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0077.061
kCangjie (kCangjie) SKM
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) the period from 1 to 3 a.m.; 2nd character of the 'branches'
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10013.021
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) USHI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) CHUU
kJIS0213 (kJIS0213) 2,01,04
kJis1 (kJis1) 1605
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0077.061
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 340E
kMandarin (kMandarin) chǒu
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 00028
kNelson (kNelson) 0013
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 90
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+17236+1.1.3
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 1.3
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 1.3
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 4
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) 丒
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) 丒
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)