U+4E16 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 generation; world; era. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is sh.

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+4E16 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:

Shi or shi may refer to:


System Representation
UTF-8 E4 B8 96
UTF-16 4E 16
UTF-32 00 00 4E 16
URL-Quoted %E4%B8%96
HTML-Escape 世
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 世
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) E1 A6
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) C0 A4
Pīnyīn sh
IRG_GSource G0-4A40
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-4024
IRG_KPSource KP0-E5F
IRG_KSource K0-6126
IRG_TSource T1-4560
IRG_VSource V1-4A2
BigFive A540
CCCII 21302D
CNS1986 1-4560
CNS1992 1-4560
EACC 21302D
GB0 4232
GB1 4232
Jis0 3204
KSC0 6506
MainlandTelegraph 0013
TaiwanTelegraph 0013
Xerox 242:114


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4E16
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) 世
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 世
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 世
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 世
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 世
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 世
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 世
Case Folding (cf) 世
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 世
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) 世
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) G0-4A40
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-4024
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E5F
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-6126
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4560
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4A2
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0155.020
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 00031
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10014.060
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0077.110
kBigFive (kBigFive) A540
kCangjie (kCangjie) PT
kCantonese (kCantonese) sai3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21302D
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 35.102
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4560
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4560
kCowles (kCowles) 3818
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0155.020
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) generation; world; era
kEACC (kEACC) 21302D
kFenn (kFenn) 109B
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 454.02
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4471.7
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB0 (kGB0) 4232
kGB1 (kGB1) 4232
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 3
kGSR (kGSR) 0339a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10014.060
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) shì(1238)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10014.060:shì
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0013
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) YO
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SE SEI
kJis0 (kJis0) 3204
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0077.110
kKorean (kKorean) SEY
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E5F9
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6506
kLau (kLau) 2637
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0013
kMandarin (kMandarin) shì
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5790
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2615
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 00031
kNelson (kNelson) 0084 0095
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1097 1115
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2632+1.1.4
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 1.4
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 1.4
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0013
kTang (kTang) *shiɛì shiɛì
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 5
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) thế
kXerox (kXerox) 242:114
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1050.060:shì
z Variant (kZVariant) 丗
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) 世
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) 世
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)