U+4F4D 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 throne; position, post; rank, status; seat. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is w.

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+4F4D 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 BD 8D
UTF-16 4F 4D
UTF-32 00 00 4F 4D
URL-Quoted %E4%BD%8D
HTML-Escape 位
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 位
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) EA C8
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B0 CC
Pīnyīn w
IRG_GSource G0-4E3B
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-304C
IRG_KSource K0-6A48
IRG_TSource T1-486D
IRG_VSource V1-4B2
BigFive A6EC
CCCII 21312B
CNS1986 1-486D
CNS1992 1-486D
EACC 21312B
GB0 4627
GB1 4627
Jis0 1644
KSC0 7440
MainlandTelegraph 0143
TaiwanTelegraph 0143
Xerox 241:350


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) 位
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 位
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 位
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 位
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 位
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 位
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 位
Case Folding (cf) 位
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 位
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) 位
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) G0-4E3B
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-304C
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-FDC
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-6A48
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-486D
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4B2
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0206.180
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 00503
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10138.030
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0098.070
kBigFive (kBigFive) A6EC
kCangjie (kCangjie) OYT
kCantonese (kCantonese) wai2 wai6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21312B
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 96.104
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-486D
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-486D
kCowles (kCowles) 5014
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0206.180
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) throne; position, post; rank, status; seat
kEACC (kEACC) 21312B
kFenn (kFenn) 84A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 599.04
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 2021.8
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB0 (kGB0) 4627
kGB1 (kGB1) 4627
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 1
kGSR (kGSR) 0539a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10138.030
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) wèi(1252)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10138.030:wèi,lì
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0103
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KURAI KURAISURU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) I
kJis0 (kJis0) 1644
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0098.070
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 524
kKorean (kKorean) WI
kKPS0 (kKPS0) FDC1
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 7440
kLau (kLau) 3211 3212
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0143
kMandarin (kMandarin) wèi
kMatthews (kMatthews) 7116
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3741
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 00503
kNelson (kNelson) 0401
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 767 1436
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1168+9.2.5 C+1168+117.5.2
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 9.5
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 9.5
kSBGY (kSBGY) 350.11
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0143
kTang (kTang) hyuɛ̀
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 7
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) vị
kXerox (kXerox) 241:350
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1201.060:wèi
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) 位
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) 位
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)