U+4E8C 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 two; twice. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is èr(718). The codepoint has the Numeric value 2.

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 3 other glyphs. In text U+4E8C 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 7 meaning "two" is one of 23 of the 214 Kangxi radicals that are composed of 2 strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 29 characters (out of 40,000) to be found under this radical.


System Representation
UTF-8 E4 BA 8C
UTF-16 4E 8C
UTF-32 00 00 4E 8C
URL-Quoted %E4%BA%8C
HTML-Escape 二
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 二
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) EC A3
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) C6 F3
Pīnyīn èr(718)
IRG_GSource G0-367E
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-4673
IRG_KSource K0-6C23
IRG_TSource T1-4428
IRG_VSource V1-4A5
BigFive A447
CCCII 213051
CNS1986 1-4428
CNS1992 1-4428
EACC 213051
GB0 2294
GB1 2294
Jis0 3883
KSC0 7603
MainlandTelegraph 0059
TaiwanTelegraph 0059
Xerox 241:072

Related Characters

  • ⼆
  • ㆓
  • ㈡
  • ㊁
  • 🈔
  • 🉂


  • ⼆
  • ㈡
  • 🉂


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) 二
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 二
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 二
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 二
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 二
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 二
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 二
Case Folding (cf) 二
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 二
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) 二
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) G0-367E
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-4673
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-FCA
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-6C23
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4428
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4A5
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0175.060
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 00247
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10002.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0086.010
kBigFive (kBigFive) A447
kCangjie (kCangjie) MM
kCantonese (kCantonese) ji6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213051
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 58.601
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4428
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4428
kCowles (kCowles) 1287
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0175.060
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) two; twice
kEACC (kEACC) 213051
kFenn (kFenn) 1A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 125.06
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 1010.0
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB0 (kGB0) 2294
kGB1 (kGB1) 2294
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 1
kGSR (kGSR) 0564a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10002.010
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) èr(2718)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10002.010:èr
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0048
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) FUTATSU FUTATABI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) NI JI
kJis0 (kJis0) 3883
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0086.010
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 8
kKorean (kKorean) I
kKPS0 (kKPS0) FCA7
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 7603
kLau (kLau) 3428
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0059
kMandarin (kMandarin) èr
kMatthews (kMatthews) 1751
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 863
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 00247
kNelson (kNelson) 0273
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1552
Primary Numeric Value (kPrimaryNumeric) 2
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+3275+7.2.0
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 7.0
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 7.0
kSBGY (kSBGY) 354.03
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 弍貳
Specialized Semantic Variant (kSpecializedSemanticVariant) 貳
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0059
kTang (kTang) *njì njì
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 2
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) nhì
kXerox (kXerox) 241:072
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0288.070:èr
z Variant (kZVariant) 贰
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) 二
NFKC Quick Check (NFKC_QC) Yes
NFKD Quick Check (NFKD_QC) Yes
Numeric Type (nt) Numeric
Numeric Value (nv) 2
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) 二
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)