U+4E24 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 two, both, pair, couple; ounce. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is li.

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+4E24 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:

Tael (/ˈteɪl/; simplified Chinese: 两; traditional Chinese: 兩; pinyin: liǎng) or tahil can refer to any one of several weight measures of the Far East. Most commonly, it refers to the Chinese tael, a part of the Chinese system of weights and currency.

In Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Southeast Asia it is equivalent to 10 mace (Chinese: 錢; pinyin: qián) or 116 catty, albeit with slightly different metric equivalents in these two places. These Chinese units of measurement are usually used in the Chinese herbal medicine stores as well as gold and silver exchange.


System Representation
UTF-8 E4 B8 A4
UTF-16 4E 24
UTF-32 00 00 4E 24
URL-Quoted %E4%B8%A4
HTML-Escape 两
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 两
Pīnyīn li
IRG_GSource G0-413D
IRG_HSource H-89
IRG_JSource J1-3028
IRG_KPSource KP1-341
IRG_KSource K2-2127
IRG_TSource T3-243F
CCCII 273323
CNS1986 E-243F
CNS1992 3-243F
EACC 273323
GB0 3329
Jis1 1608
KPS1 3418
MainlandTelegraph 0357


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4E24
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) 两
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 两
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 两
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 两
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 两
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 两
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 两
Case Folding (cf) 两
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 两
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) 两
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) AG
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G0-413D
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) H-89
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J1-3028
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-341
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-2127
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T3-243F
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0157.210
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 00051
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10021.020
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0078.131
kCangjie (kCangjie) MOOB
kCantonese (kCantonese) loeng5
kCCCII (kCCCII) 273323
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 37.203
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) E-243F
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 3-243F
kCowles (kCowles) 2322
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0157.210
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) two, both, pair, couple; ounce
kEACC (kEACC) 273323
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 301.05
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 1022
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB0 (kGB0) 3329
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10021.020
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) liǎng(3229)
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) FUTATSU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) RYOU
kJis1 (kJis1) 1608
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0078.131
kKorean (kKorean) LYANG
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 3418
kLau (kLau) 1872
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0357
kMandarin (kMandarin) liǎng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 3953
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1547
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 00051
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 799
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+19142+1.1.6
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 1.6
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 1.6
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 両兩
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 7
Traditional Variant (kTraditionalVariant) 兩
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0707.060:liǎng
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) 两
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) 两
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)