U+4EA5 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 12th terrestrial branch. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is hài.

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+4EA5 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:

The Pig () is the twelfth and the last sign of the Earthly Branches ( 亥). It is characterised as yin so only the negative elements can be attached to it.

In the continuous Sexagenary cycle, every twelfth year corresponds to Hai, and is commonly called "the Year of the Pig" (豬年). There are five types of Pigs, named after the Chinese elements. In order, they are: Metal, Water, Wood, Fire, and Earth.


System Representation
UTF-8 E4 BA A5
UTF-16 4E A5
UTF-32 00 00 4E A5
URL-Quoted %E4%BA%A5
HTML-Escape 亥
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 亥
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) FA A4
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B0 E7
Pīnyīn hài
IRG_GSource G0-3A25
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3067
IRG_KPSource KP0-F5B
IRG_KSource K0-7A24
IRG_TSource T1-472A
IRG_VSource V1-4A5
BigFive A5E8
CCCII 21305D
CNS1986 1-472A
CNS1992 1-472A
EACC 21305D
GB0 2605
GB1 2605
Jis0 1671
KSC0 9004
MainlandTelegraph 0075
TaiwanTelegraph 0075
Xerox 261:060


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) 亥
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 亥
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 亥
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 亥
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 亥
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 亥
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 亥
Case Folding (cf) 亥
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 亥
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) 亥
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) G0-3A25
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3067
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-F5B
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-7A24
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-472A
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4A5
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0186.010
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 00292
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10283.050
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0088.080
kBigFive (kBigFive) A5E8
kCangjie (kCangjie) YVHO
kCantonese (kCantonese) hoi6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21305D
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 78.201
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-472A
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-472A
kCowles (kCowles) 1136
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0186.010
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) 12th terrestrial branch
kEACC (kEACC) 21305D
kFenn (kFenn) 874H
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 147.03
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 0080.2
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB0 (kGB0) 2605
kGB1 (kGB1) 2605
kGSR (kGSR) 0937a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10283.050
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10283.050:hài,jiē
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0061
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) I
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) GAI KAI
kJis0 (kJis0) 1671
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0088.080
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 56
kKorean (kKorean) HAY
kKPS0 (kKPS0) F5BA
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 9004
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0075
kMandarin (kMandarin) hài
kMatthews (kMatthews) 2004
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 765a
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 00292
kNelson (kNelson) 0287
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 490
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1195+8.2.4
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 8.4
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 8.4
kSBGY (kSBGY) 274.22
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0075
kTang (kTang) həì
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 6
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) hợi
kXerox (kXerox) 261:060
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0437.010:hài
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) 亥
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) 亥
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)