U+4E2D 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 central; center, middle; in the midst of; hit (target); attain. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is zh.

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+4E2D 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 AD
UTF-16 4E 2D
UTF-32 00 00 4E 2D
URL-Quoted %E4%B8%AD
HTML-Escape 中
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 中
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) F1 E9
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) C3 E6
Pīnyīn zh
IRG_GSource G0-5650
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-4366
IRG_KSource K0-7169
IRG_TSource T1-4463
IRG_VSource V1-4A3
BigFive A4A4
CCCII 213034
CNS1986 1-4463
CNS1992 1-4463
EACC 213034
GB0 5448
GB1 5448
Jis0 3570
KSC0 8173
MainlandTelegraph 0022
TaiwanTelegraph 0022
Xerox 241:074

Related Characters

  • ㆗
  • ㊥
  • 🈭


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) 中
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 中
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 中
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 中
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 中
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 中
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 中
Case Folding (cf) 中
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 中
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) 中
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) G0-5650
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-4366
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-EAB
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-7169
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4463
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4A3
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0158.060
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 00073
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10028.100
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0079.030
kBigFive (kBigFive) A4A4
kCangjie (kCangjie) L
kCantonese (kCantonese) zung1 zung3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213034
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 37.402
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4463
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4463
kCowles (kCowles) 383 396
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0158.060
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) central; center, middle; in the midst of; hit (target); attain
kEACC (kEACC) 213034
kFenn (kFenn) 784A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 108.06 109.11
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 5000.6
kFrequency (kFrequency) 1
kGB0 (kGB0) 5448
kGB1 (kGB1) 5448
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 1
kGSR (kGSR) 1007a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10028.100
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) zhōng(4875) zhòng(66)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10028.100:zhōng,zhòng
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0020
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) NAKA UCHI ATARU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) CHUU
kJis0 (kJis0) 3570
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0079.030
kKorean (kKorean) CWUNG
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 8173
kLau (kLau) 1621 1622
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0022
kMandarin (kMandarin) zhōng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 1504
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 415 424
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 00073
kNelson (kNelson) 0081
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 322 332
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2980+2.1.3
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 2.3
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 2.3
kSBGY (kSBGY) 024.22 344.04
Specialized Semantic Variant (kSpecializedSemanticVariant) 塚
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0022
kTang (kTang) *djiùng djiung
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 4
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) trung
kXerox (kXerox) 241:074
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1494.100:zhōng 1501.040:zhòng
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) 中
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) 中
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)