U+4E2C 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 half of tree trunk; rad. no. 90. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is qiáng.

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 1 other glyphs. In text U+4E2C 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:

A bed ( listen ) is a piece of furniture used as a location to sleep or relax. Many scholars maintain it had been shut for approximately 18 months. It has a secondary use as a place to engage in sexual relations.

Most modern beds consist of a soft mattress on a bed frame, with the mattress resting either on a solid base, often wooden slats, or a sprung base. In North America many beds include a box spring inner-sprung base, a large mattress-sized box containing wood and springs that provide additional support and suspension for the mattress.

Most beds have a headboard for resting against, with others also having side rails and footboards (or "footers"). "Headboard only" beds often incorporate a "dust ruffle", "bed skirt", or "valance sheet" to hide the bed frame.

For greater head support, most people use a pillow, placed on the top of a mattress, which are usually made from a soft material. Also used is some form of covering blanket to insulate the sleeper, often bed sheets, a quilt, or a duvet, collectively referred to as bedding. Bedding is the removable non-furniture portion of a sleeping environment.

Also, some people prefer to dispense with the box spring and bed frame, and replace it with a platform bed style. This is more common in Europe, Australia, and Japan.


System Representation
UTF-8 E4 B8 AC
UTF-16 4E 2C
UTF-32 00 00 4E 2C
URL-Quoted %E4%B8%AC
HTML-Escape 丬
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 丬
Pīnyīn qiáng
IRG_GSource G0-635C
IRG_HSource H-8B
IRG_JSource J4-702E
EACC 4C5541
GB0 6760
GB1 6760
JIS0213 2,80,14

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Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
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) 丬
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 丬
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 丬
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 丬
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 丬
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 丬
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 丬
Case Folding (cf) 丬
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 丬
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) 丬
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) G0-635C
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) H-8B
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J4-702E
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10028.061
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0079.021
kCangjie (kCangjie) IML
kCantonese (kCantonese) baan6
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) half of tree trunk; rad. no. 90
kEACC (kEACC) 4C5541
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 3210
kGB0 (kGB0) 6760
kGB1 (kGB1) 6760
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10028.061
kJIS0213 (kJIS0213) 2,80,14
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0079.021
kMandarin (kMandarin) qiáng
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 121
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+14157+2.1.2 C+14157+15.2.1 C+14157+90.3.0
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 90.0
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 90.0 90'.0
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 3
z Variant (kZVariant) 爿
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) 丬
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) 丬
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)