U+4EAC 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 capital city. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is jīng.

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+4EAC 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:

is the Chinese, Korean, and Japanese term meaning "capital", and it appears in the name of several locations:

  • Beijing (北京, literally "northern capital")
  • Đông Kinh (東京, "eastern capital"), one of the former names of Hanoi. See in Tonkin
  • Kyoto (京都, "capital city")
  • Namgyeong (南京, "southern capital") or Gyeongseong (京城, "capital castle"), two of the former names of Seoul
  • Nanjing (南京, "southern capital")
  • Tokyo (東京, "eastern capital")

It may also refer to:

  • 京 (Kyo (musician)), a Japanese musician known as the vocalist of Dir En Grey
  • The Chinese number 京 jīng and the Japanese number 京 kei, both meaning ten quadrillion (10,000,000,000,000,000)


System Representation
UTF-16 4E AC
UTF-32 00 00 4E AC
URL-Quoted %E4%BA%AC
HTML-Escape 京
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 京
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) CC C8
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B5 FE
Pīnyīn jīng
IRG_GSource G0-3E29
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-357E
IRG_KSource K0-4C48
IRG_TSource T1-4B6B
IRG_VSource V1-4A6
BigFive A8CA
CCCII 213061
CNS1986 1-4B6B
CNS1992 1-4B6B
EACC 213061
GB0 3009
GB1 3009
Jis0 2194
KSC0 4440
MainlandTelegraph 0079
TaiwanTelegraph 0079
Xerox 244:242


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) 京
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 京
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 京
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 京
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 京
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 京
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 京
Case Folding (cf) 京
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 京
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) 京
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) G0-3E29
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-357E
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-CFA
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-4C48
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4B6B
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4A6
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0187.110
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 00299
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10284.060
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0088.190
kBigFive (kBigFive) A8CA
kCangjie (kCangjie) YRF
kCantonese (kCantonese) ging1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213061
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 78.501
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4B6B
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4B6B
kCowles (kCowles) 1669
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0187.110
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) capital city
kEACC (kEACC) 213061
kFenn (kFenn) 747A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 79.03
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 0090.6
kFrequency (kFrequency) 4
kGB0 (kGB0) 3009
kGB1 (kGB1) 3009
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 4
kGSR (kGSR) 0755a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10284.060
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10284.060:jīng
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0064
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) MIYAKO
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KYOU KEI KIN
kJis0 (kJis0) 2194
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0088.190
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 392
kKorean (kKorean) KYENG
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 4440
kLau (kLau) 916
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0079
kMandarin (kMandarin) jīng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 1127
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1158
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 00299
kNelson (kNelson) 0295
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 622
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1688+8.2.6
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 8.6
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 8.6
kSBGY (kSBGY) 186.07
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0079
kTang (kTang) giæng
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 8
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) kinh
kXerox (kXerox) 244:242
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0594.070:jīng
z Variant (kZVariant) 亰
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) 京
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) 京
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)