U+4E3F 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 line; KangXi radical 4. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is piě.

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 28 other glyphs. In text U+4E3F 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:

Radical 4 meaning "slash" or "bend" is one of six of the 214 Kangxi radicals that are composed of only one stroke.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 33 characters (out of 40,000) to be found under this radical. It is highly similar to the Japanese kana, no (ノ).

Radical 4 is one of the eight elements of 永 (永字八法 Yǒngzì Bāfǎ) and thus basic to Chinese calligraphy.


System Representation
UTF-8 E4 B8 BF
UTF-16 4E 3F
UTF-32 00 00 4E 3F
URL-Quoted %E4%B8%BF
HTML-Escape 丿
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 丿
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D0 A8
Pīnyīn piě
IRG_GSource G0-582F
IRG_HSource H-C6
IRG_JSource J0-5028
IRG_KPSource KP1-343
IRG_KSource K2-212F
IRG_TSource T3-2123
IRG_VSource V1-4A3
CCCII 216433
CNS1986 E-2123
CNS1992 3-2123
EACC 216433
GB0 5615
GB1 5615
Jis0 4808
KPS1 3433
MainlandTelegraph 0033
TaiwanTelegraph 0033
Xerox 323:373

Related Characters

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  • ؉
  • ؊
  • ٪
  • ᜵
  • ‰
  • ‱
  • ⁁
  • ⁄
  • ⁒
  • ℀
  • ℁
  • ℅
  • ℆
  • ∕
  • ╱
  • ⟉
  • ⟋
  • ⧶
  • ⧸
  • ⫻
  • ⫽
  • Ⳇ
  • ⼃
  • 〳
  • ㇓
  • 丿


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) 丿
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 丿
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 丿
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 丿
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 丿
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 丿
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 丿
Case Folding (cf) 丿
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 丿
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) 丿
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) G0-582F
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) H-C6
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-5028
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-343
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-212F
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T3-2123
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4A3
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0164.070
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 00106
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10031.020
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0081.060
kCangjie (kCangjie) XL
kCantonese (kCantonese) pit3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 216433
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 46.504
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) E-2123
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 3-2123
kCowles (kCowles) 3502
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0164.070
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) line; KangXi radical 4
kEACC (kEACC) 216433
kFenn (kFenn) 166K
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 408.03
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 2000.0
kGB0 (kGB0) 5615
kGB1 (kGB1) 5615
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10031.020
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10031.020:piě,yì
kHDZRadBreak (kHDZRadBreak) ⼃[U+2F03]:10031.020
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) MOTORU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) HETSU HECHI YOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 4808
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0081.060
kKorean (kKorean) PYEL
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 3433
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0033
kMandarin (kMandarin) piě
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5215
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2389a
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 00106
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4097+4.1.0
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 4.0
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 4.0
kSBGY (kSBGY) 378.20 495.52
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0033
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 1
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) phết
kXerox (kXerox) 323:373
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) 丿
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) 丿
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)