U+5019 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 wait; expect; visit; greet. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is hou.

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+5019 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 99
UTF-16 50 19
UTF-32 00 00 50 19
URL-Quoted %E5%80%99
HTML-Escape 候
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 候
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) FD A6
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B8 F5
Pīnyīn hou
IRG_GSource G0-3A72
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3875
IRG_KPSource KP0-F4E
IRG_KSource K0-7D26
IRG_TSource T1-5437
IRG_VSource V1-4B5
BigFive ADD4
CCCII 213225
CNS1986 1-5437
CNS1992 1-5437
EACC 213225
GB0 2682
GB1 2682
Jis0 2485
KSC0 9306
MainlandTelegraph 0230
TaiwanTelegraph 0230
Xerox 241:310


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5019
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) 候
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 候
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 候
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 候
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 候
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 候
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 候
Case Folding (cf) 候
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 候
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) 候
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) G0-3A72
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3875
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-F4E
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-7D26
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-5437
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4B5
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0229.150
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 00775
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10178.050
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0108.040
kBigFive (kBigFive) ADD4
kCangjie (kCangjie) OLNK
kCantonese (kCantonese) hau6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213225
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 113.203
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-5437
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-5437
kCowles (kCowles) 1015
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0229.150
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) wait; expect; visit; greet
kEACC (kEACC) 213225
kFenn (kFenn) 478A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 157.11
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 2723.4
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB0 (kGB0) 2682
kGB1 (kGB1) 2682
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 1
kGSR (kGSR) 0113e
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10178.050
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) hou(2060) hoù(300)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10178.050:hòu
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0190
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) SOUROU UKAGAU SABURAU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 2485
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0108.040
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 79
kKorean (kKorean) HWU
kKPS0 (kKPS0) F4E2
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 9306
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0230
kMandarin (kMandarin) hòu
kMatthews (kMatthews) 2136
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 687
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 00775
kNelson (kNelson) 0481
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 446
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1961+9.2.8
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 9.8
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 9.8
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0230
kTang (kTang) *hòu
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 10
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) hầu
kXerox (kXerox) 241:310
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0467.080: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) 候
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) 候
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)