U+4F55 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 what, why, where, which, how. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is h.

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+4F55 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 95
UTF-16 4F 55
UTF-32 00 00 4F 55
URL-Quoted %E4%BD%95
HTML-Escape 何
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 何
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) F9 BC
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B2 BF
Pīnyīn h
IRG_GSource G0-3A4E
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-323F
IRG_KPSource KP0-F2B
IRG_KSource K0-793C
IRG_TSource T1-4874
IRG_VSource V2-8A3
BigFive A6F3
CCCII 213133
CNS1986 1-4874
CNS1992 1-4874
EACC 213133
GB0 2646
GB1 2646
Jis0 1831
KSC0 8928
MainlandTelegraph 0149
TaiwanTelegraph 0149
Xerox 242:163


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4F55
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) 何
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 何
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 何
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 何
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 何
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 何
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 何
Case Folding (cf) 何
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 何
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) 何
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) G0-3A4E
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-323F
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-F2B
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-793C
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4874
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V2-8A3
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0208.050
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 00511
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10130.040
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0098.150
kBigFive (kBigFive) A6F3
kCangjie (kCangjie) OMNR
kCantonese (kCantonese) ho4 ho6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213133
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 97.204
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4874
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4874
kCowles (kCowles) 1120
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0208.050
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) what, why, where, which, how
kEACC (kEACC) 213133
kFenn (kFenn) 700C
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 155.05
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 2122.0
kFrequency (kFrequency) 1
kGB0 (kGB0) 2646
kGB1 (kGB1) 2646
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 4
kGSR (kGSR) 0001f
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10130.040
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) hé(691)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10130.040:hè,hé
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0110
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) NANI NANZO IZUKU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KA GA
kJis0 (kJis0) 1831
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0098.150
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 72
kKorean (kKorean) HA
kKPS0 (kKPS0) F2BB
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 8928
kLau (kLau) 1203
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0149
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 2109
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 755
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 00511
kNelson (kNelson) 0409
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 487
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1343+9.2.5
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 9.5
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 9.5
kSBGY (kSBGY) 161.15 304.48
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0149
kTang (kTang) *hɑ hɑ
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 7
kXerox (kXerox) 242:163
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0450.020:hé
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) 何
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) 何
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)