U+508D 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 by side of, beside, near, close. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is b.

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+508D 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 82 8D
UTF-16 50 8D
UTF-32 00 00 50 8D
URL-Quoted %E5%82%8D
HTML-Escape 傍
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 傍
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) DB A8
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) CB B5
Pīnyīn b
IRG_GSource G0-3078
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-4B35
IRG_KSource K0-5B28
IRG_TSource T1-5E2A
IRG_VSource V1-4B7
BigFive B3C4
CCCII 21323D
CNS1986 1-5E2A
CNS1992 1-5E2A
EACC 21323D
GB0 1688
GB1 1688
Jis0 4321
KSC0 5908
MainlandTelegraph 0266
TaiwanTelegraph 0266
Xerox 255:106


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-508D
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) 傍
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 傍
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 傍
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 傍
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 傍
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 傍
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 傍
Case Folding (cf) 傍
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 傍
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) 傍
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) G0-3078
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-4B35
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-DDB
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-5B28
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-5E2A
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4B7
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0240.120
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 00948
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10205.060
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0113.020
kBigFive (kBigFive) B3C4
kCangjie (kCangjie) OYBS
kCantonese (kCantonese) bong6 pong4 pong6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21323D
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-5E2A
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-5E2A
kCowles (kCowles) 3536
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0240.120
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) by side of, beside, near, close
kEACC (kEACC) 21323D
kFenn (kFenn) 262C
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 383.08 384.02 384.09
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 2022.7
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB0 (kGB0) 1688
kGB1 (kGB1) 1688
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 3
kGSR (kGSR) 0740m'
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10205.060
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) bàng(47)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10205.060:bàng,páng,bēng,péng
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0216
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KATAWARA SOU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) BOU HOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 4321
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0113.020
kKorean (kKorean) PANG PHAYNG
kKPS0 (kKPS0) DDB0
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 5908
kLau (kLau) 147
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0266
kMandarin (kMandarin) bàng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 4927
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2469
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 00948
kNelson (kNelson) 0520
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1081
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+3683+9.2.10
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 9.10
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 9.10
kSBGY (kSBGY) 183.16 427.30
Specialized Semantic Variant (kSpecializedSemanticVariant) 旁
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0266
kTang (kTang) *bhɑn bhɑn
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 12
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) bàng
kXerox (kXerox) 255:106
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0035.030:bàng
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) 傍
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) 傍
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)