U+5144 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 elder brother. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is xi.

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+5144 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 85 84
UTF-16 51 44
UTF-32 00 00 51 44
URL-Quoted %E5%85%84
HTML-Escape 兄
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 兄
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) FA FC
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B7 BB
Pīnyīn xi
IRG_GSource G0-5056
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-373B
IRG_KPSource KP0-F3E
IRG_KSource K0-7A7C
IRG_TSource T1-4573
IRG_VSource V1-4C3
BigFive A553
CCCII 213270
CNS1986 1-4573
CNS1992 1-4573
EACC 213270
GB0 4854
GB1 4854
Jis0 2327
KSC0 9092
MainlandTelegraph 0338
TaiwanTelegraph 0338
Xerox 244:300


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5144
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) 兄
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 兄
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 兄
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 兄
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 兄
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 兄
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 兄
Case Folding (cf) 兄
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 兄
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) 兄
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) G0-5056
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-373B
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-F3E
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-7A7C
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4573
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4C3
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0259.030
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 01343
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10266.040
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0123.090
kBigFive (kBigFive) A553
kCangjie (kCangjie) RHU
kCantonese (kCantonese) hing1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213270
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 133.502
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4573
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4573
kCowles (kCowles) 1070
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0259.030
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) elder brother
kEACC (kEACC) 213270
kFenn (kFenn) 755A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 188.08
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6021.0
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB0 (kGB0) 4854
kGB1 (kGB1) 4854
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 2
kGSR (kGSR) 0765a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10266.040
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) xiōng(97) xiong(25)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10266.040:xiōng,kuàng
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0263
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) ANI E
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KEI KYOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 2327
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0123.090
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 163
kKorean (kKorean) HYENG
kKPS0 (kKPS0) F3E1
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 9092
kLau (kLau) 1181
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0338
kMandarin (kMandarin) xiōng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 2807
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 724
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 01343
kNelson (kNelson) 0875
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 474
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1809+10.2.3 C+1809+30.3.2
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 10.3
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 10.3
kSBGY (kSBGY) 186.34
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0338
kTang (kTang) *xiuæng xiuæng
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 5
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) huynh
kXerox (kXerox) 244:300
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1293.030:xiōng
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) 兄
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) 兄
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)