U+4E80 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 turtle or tortoise; cuckold. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is guī.

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+4E80 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 213 meaning "turtle" is one of only two of the 214 Kangxi radicals that are composed of 16 strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are only 24 characters (out of 40,000) to be found under this radical.

In Taoist cosmology, 龜 (Polyhedron) is the nature component of the Ba gua diagram 坎 Kǎn.


System Representation
UTF-8 E4 BA 80
UTF-16 4E 80
UTF-32 00 00 4E 80
URL-Quoted %E4%BA%80
HTML-Escape 亀
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 亀
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B5 B5
Pīnyīn guī
IRG_GSource GE-2139
IRG_HSource H-89
IRG_JSource J0-3535
IRG_KPSource KP1-346
IRG_KSource K2-2148
IRG_TSource T3-396C
CNS1986 E-396C
CNS1992 3-396C
Jis0 2121
KPS1 3465

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Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4E80
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) 亀
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 亀
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 亀
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 亀
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 亀
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 亀
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 亀
Case Folding (cf) 亀
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 亀
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) 亀
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) AJ
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) GE-2139
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) H-89
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3535
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-346
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-2148
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T3-396C
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 00210
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 80010.190
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0142.281
kCangjie (kCangjie) NWLU
kCantonese (kCantonese) gau1 gwai1 gwan1 kau1
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) E-396C
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 3-396C
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) turtle or tortoise; cuckold
kEACC (kEACC) 2D632D
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 2771.6
kHanYu (kHanYu) 80010.190
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KAME
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KI KYUU KIN
kJis0 (kJis0) 2121
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0084.321
kKorean (kKorean) KWI KYUN
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 3465
kMandarin (kMandarin) guī
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 00210
kNelson (kNelson) 5445
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1615+5.1.10 C+1615+213.11.0
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 213.0
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 5.10
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 11
z Variant (kZVariant) 龜
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) 亀
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) 亀
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)