U+4ECB 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 forerunner, herald, harbinger; to lie between; sea shell; to wear armor. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is ji.

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+4ECB 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 BB 8B
UTF-16 4E CB
UTF-32 00 00 4E CB
URL-Quoted %E4%BB%8B
HTML-Escape 介
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 介
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) CB BF
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B2 F0
Pīnyīn ji
IRG_GSource G0-3D69
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3270
IRG_KPSource KP0-D2F
IRG_KSource K0-4B3F
IRG_TSource T1-4475
IRG_VSource V1-4A6
BigFive A4B6
CCCII 21306D
CNS1986 1-4475
CNS1992 1-4475
EACC 21306D
GB0 2973
GB1 2973
Jis0 1880
KSC0 4331
MainlandTelegraph 0094
TaiwanTelegraph 0094
Xerox 247:346


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) 介
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 介
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 介
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 介
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 介
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 介
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 介
Case Folding (cf) 介
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 介
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) 介
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) G0-3D69
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3270
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-D2F
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-4B3F
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4475
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4A6
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0194.040
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 00359
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10103.090
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0091.190
kBigFive (kBigFive) A4B6
kCangjie (kCangjie) OLL
kCantonese (kCantonese) gaai3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21306D
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 84.301
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4475
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4475
kCowles (kCowles) 1443
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0194.040
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) forerunner, herald, harbinger; to lie between; sea shell; to wear armor
kEACC (kEACC) 21306D
kFenn (kFenn) 433G
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 56.04
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 8022.0
kFrequency (kFrequency) 3
kGB0 (kGB0) 2973
kGB1 (kGB1) 2973
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 4
kGSR (kGSR) 0327a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10103.090
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) jiè(156)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10103.090:jiè,gè
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0076
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) TASUKERU SUKE
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KAI
kJis0 (kJis0) 1880
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0091.190
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 360
kKorean (kKorean) KAY
kKPS0 (kKPS0) D2FC
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 4331
kLau (kLau) 792
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0094
kMandarin (kMandarin) jiè
kMatthews (kMatthews) 629
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 952
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 00359
kNelson (kNelson) 0347
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 541
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1392+9.2.2
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 9.2
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 9.2
kSBGY (kSBGY) 384.51
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0094
kTang (kTang) gæì
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 4
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) giới
kXerox (kXerox) 247:346
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0582.070:jiè
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) 介
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) 介
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)