U+4FAF 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 marquis, lord; target in archery. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is hóu.

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+4FAF 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 AF
UTF-32 00 00 4F AF
URL-Quoted %E4%BE%AF
HTML-Escape 侯
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 侯
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) FD A5
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B8 F4
Pīnyīn hóu
IRG_GSource G0-3A6E
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3874
IRG_KPSource KP0-F4E
IRG_KSource K0-7D25
IRG_TSource T1-4F6C
IRG_VSource V1-4B4
BigFive AB4A
CCCII 21315A
CNS1986 1-4F6C
CNS1992 1-4F6C
EACC 21315A
GB0 2678
GB1 2678
Jis0 2484
KSC0 9305
MainlandTelegraph 0186
TaiwanTelegraph 0186
Xerox 255:104


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) 侯
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 侯
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 侯
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 侯
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 侯
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 侯
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 侯
Case Folding (cf) 侯
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 侯
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) 侯
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) G0-3A6E
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3874
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-F4E
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-7D25
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4F6C
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4B4
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0218.200
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 00633
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10167.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0103.070
kBigFive (kBigFive) AB4A
kCangjie (kCangjie) ONMK
kCantonese (kCantonese) hau4 hau6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21315A
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 104.306
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4F6C
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4F6C
kCowles (kCowles) 1009
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0218.200
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) marquis, lord; target in archery
kEACC (kEACC) 21315A
kFenn (kFenn) 478F
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 157.05
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 2723.4
kFrequency (kFrequency) 4
kGB0 (kGB0) 2678
kGB1 (kGB1) 2678
kGSR (kGSR) 0113a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10167.010
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10167.010:hóu,hòu
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0149
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) MATO KIMI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 2484
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0103.070
kKorean (kKorean) HWU
kKPS0 (kKPS0) F4E1
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 9305
kLau (kLau) 1148
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0186
kMandarin (kMandarin) hóu
kMatthews (kMatthews) 2135
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 683
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 00633
kNelson (kNelson) 0443
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 446
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1960+9.2.7
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 9.7
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 9.7
kSBGY (kSBGY) 212.05
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0186
kTang (kTang) *hou hou
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 9
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) hậu
kXerox (kXerox) 255:104
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0466.160:hóu 0467.060:hòu
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) 侯
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) 侯
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)