U+4F5B 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 Buddha; of Buddhism; merciful person; Buddhist image; the dead (Jap.). Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is f.

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+4F5B 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 9B
UTF-16 4F 5B
UTF-32 00 00 4F 5B
URL-Quoted %E4%BD%9B
HTML-Escape 佛
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 佛
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) DD D6
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D0 C7
Pīnyīn f
IRG_GSource G0-3770
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-5047
IRG_KSource K0-5D56
IRG_TSource T1-4873
IRG_VSource V1-4B3
BigFive A6F2
CCCII 213132
CNS1986 1-4873
CNS1992 1-4873
EACC 213132
GB0 2380
GB1 2380
Jis0 4839
KSC0 6154
MainlandTelegraph 0154
TaiwanTelegraph 0154
Xerox 247:133


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) 佛
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 佛
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 佛
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 佛
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 佛
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 佛
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 佛
Case Folding (cf) 佛
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 佛
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) 佛
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) G0-3770
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-5047
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-DFB
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-5D56
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4873
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4B3
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0208.110
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 00517
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10140.030
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0099.040
kBigFive (kBigFive) A6F2
kCangjie (kCangjie) OLLN
kCantonese (kCantonese) bat6 fat1 fat6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213132
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 98.101
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4873
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4873
kCowles (kCowles) 735
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0208.110
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) Buddha; of Buddhism; merciful person; Buddhist image; the dead (Jap.)
kEACC (kEACC) 213132
kFenn (kFenn) 252D
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 139.03
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 2522.7
kFrequency (kFrequency) 3
kGB0 (kGB0) 2380
kGB1 (kGB1) 2380
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 4
kGSR (kGSR) 0500l
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10140.030
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) fú(252)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10140.030:fú,bó,bì,fó
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0109
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) HOTOKE
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) BUTSU FUTSU HOTSU
kJis0 (kJis0) 4839
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0099.040
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 47
kKorean (kKorean) PWUL PHIL
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6154
kLau (kLau) 687
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0154
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 1982
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 498
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 00517
kNelson (kNelson) 0385
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 358
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4128+9.2.5
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 9.5
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 9.5
kSBGY (kSBGY) 476.24
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0154
kTang (kTang) bhiət
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 7
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) phật
kXerox (kXerox) 247:133
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0332.090:fó 0339.120:fú
z Variant (kZVariant) 仏
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) 佛
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) 佛
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)