U+5008 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 to induce to come; to encourage. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is lái.

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+5008 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 E5 80 88
UTF-16 50 08
UTF-32 00 00 50 08
URL-Quoted %E5%80%88
HTML-Escape 倈
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 倈
Pīnyīn lái
IRG_GSource G3-313C
IRG_HSource H-FA
IRG_KPSource KP1-35B
IRG_KSource K2-225A
IRG_TSource T3-2F4F
IRG_VSource V1-4B5
CCCII 216658
CNS1986 E-2F4F
CNS1992 3-2F4F
GB3 1728
KPS1 35B7
TaiwanTelegraph 0206
Xerox 272:046


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5008
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) 倈
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 倈
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 倈
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 倈
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 倈
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 倈
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 倈
Case Folding (cf) 倈
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 倈
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) 倈
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) CT
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G3-313C
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) H-FA
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-35B
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-225A
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T3-2F4F
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4B5
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0227.210
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 00755
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10172.020
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0107.130
kCangjie (kCangjie) ODOO
kCantonese (kCantonese) loi4
kCCCII (kCCCII) 216658
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 115.506
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) E-2F4F
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 3-2F4F
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0227.210
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) to induce to come; to encourage
kEACC (kEACC) 2D314C
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 285.02
kGB3 (kGB3) 1728
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10172.020
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10172.020:lái,lài,liē
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) RAI
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0107.130
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 35B7
kLau (kLau) 1962
kMandarin (kMandarin) lái
kMatthews (kMatthews) 3769
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 00755
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 829
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 9.8
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 9.8
kSBGY (kSBGY) 061.60
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 徠勑
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 俫
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0206
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 10
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) lười
kXerox (kXerox) 272:046
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0671.062:lái
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) 倈
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) 倈
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)