U+4E8A 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 affair, matter, business; to serve; accident, incident. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is shì.

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+4E8A 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 BA 8A
UTF-16 4E 8A
UTF-32 00 00 4E 8A
URL-Quoted %E4%BA%8A
HTML-Escape 亊
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 亊
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D0 AF
Pīnyīn shì
IRG_GSource GE-213B
IRG_JSource J0-502F
EACC 4B3050
Jis0 4815


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) 亊
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 亊
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 亊
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 亊
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 亊
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 亊
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 亊
Case Folding (cf) 亊
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 亊
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) 亊
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) GE-213B
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-502F
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10021.111
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0085.221
kCangjie (kCangjie) JFLN
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) affair, matter, business; to serve; accident, incident
kEACC (kEACC) 4B3050
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 454.01
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 5000.7
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10021.111
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KOTO TSUKAU KOTOTOSURU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) JI ZU SHI
kJis0 (kJis0) 4815
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0085.221
kKorean (kKorean) SA
kMandarin (kMandarin) shì
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1182
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4104+6.1.6
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 6.6
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 6.6
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 事
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 7
z Variant (kZVariant) 事
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) 亊
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) 亊
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)