U+4F7F 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 cause, send on a mission, order; envoy, messenger, ambassador. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is sh.

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+4F7F 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-16 4F 7F
UTF-32 00 00 4F 7F
URL-Quoted %E4%BD%BF
HTML-Escape 使
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 使
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) DE C5
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) BB C8
Pīnyīn sh
IRG_GSource G0-4A39
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3B48
IRG_KPSource KP0-E0C
IRG_KSource K0-5E45
IRG_TSource T1-4B70
IRG_VSource V1-4B3
BigFive A8CF
CCCII 21314A
CNS1986 1-4B70
CNS1992 1-4B70
EACC 21314A
GB0 4225
GB1 4225
Jis0 2740
KSC0 6237
MainlandTelegraph 0169
TaiwanTelegraph 0169
Xerox 241:352


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) 使
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 使
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 使
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 使
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 使
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 使
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 使
Case Folding (cf) 使
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 使
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) 使
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) G0-4A39
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3B48
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E0C
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-5E45
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4B70
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4B3
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0213.120
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 00573
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10145.020
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0101.050
kBigFive (kBigFive) A8CF
kCangjie (kCangjie) OJLK
kCantonese (kCantonese) sai2 si2 si3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21314A
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 101.303
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4B70
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4B70
kCowles (kCowles) 3768 3774 3814
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0213.120
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) cause, send on a mission, order; envoy, messenger, ambassador
kEACC (kEACC) 21314A
kFenn (kFenn) 170A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 452.07 453.01
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 2520.6
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB0 (kGB0) 4225
kGB1 (kGB1) 4225
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 3
kGSR (kGSR) 0975n
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10145.020
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) shǐ(2283)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10145.020:shǐ
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0135
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) TSUKAU TSUKAI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHI
kJis0 (kJis0) 2740
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0101.050
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 526
kKorean (kKorean) SA SI
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E0CB
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6237
kLau (kLau) 2633 2761 2762
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0169
kMandarin (kMandarin) shǐ
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5770
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2613 2907 2911
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 00573
kNelson (kNelson) 0432
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 793 1177
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2198+9.2.6 V+13450+9.2.6
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 9.6
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 9.6
kSBGY (kSBGY) 252.10 357.41
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0169
kTang (kTang) *shriə̌ shriə̀ shriə̌
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 8
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) sứ
kXerox (kXerox) 241:352
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1045.010:shǐ
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) 使
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) 使
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)