U+5149 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 light, brilliant, shine; only. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is gu.

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+5149 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 89
UTF-16 51 49
UTF-32 00 00 51 49
URL-Quoted %E5%85%89
HTML-Escape 光
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 光
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) CE C3
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B8 F7
Pīnyīn gu
IRG_GSource G0-3962
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3877
IRG_KPSource KP0-D4A
IRG_KSource K0-4E43
IRG_TSource T1-473C
IRG_VSource V1-4C3
BigFive A5FA
CCCII 213272
CNS1986 1-473C
CNS1992 1-473C
EACC 213272
GB0 2566
GB1 2566
Jis0 2487
KSC0 4635
MainlandTelegraph 0342
TaiwanTelegraph 0342
Xerox 242:133


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5149
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) 光
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 光
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 光
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 光
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 光
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 光
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 光
Case Folding (cf) 光
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 光
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) 光
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) G0-3962
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3877
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-D4A
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-4E43
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-473C
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4C3
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0262.010
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 01350
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10266.070
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0124.060
kBigFive (kBigFive) A5FA
kCangjie (kCangjie) FMU
kCantonese (kCantonese) gwong1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213272
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 135.401
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-473C
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-473C
kCowles (kCowles) 2105
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0262.010
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) light, brilliant, shine; only
kEACC (kEACC) 213272
kFenn (kFenn) 390A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 269.03
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 9021.1
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB0 (kGB0) 2566
kGB1 (kGB1) 2566
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 1
kGSR (kGSR) 0706a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10266.070
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) guāng(1636)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10266.070:guāng,guàng
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0265
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) HIKARU HIKARI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 2487
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0124.060
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 451
kKorean (kKorean) KWANG
kKPS0 (kKPS0) D4AA
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 4635
kLau (kLau) 1050
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0342
kMandarin (kMandarin) guāng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 3583
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1414
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 01350
kNelson (kNelson) 1358
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 749
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1963+10.2.4
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 10.4
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 10.4
kSBGY (kSBGY) 181.45 428.42
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0342
kTang (kTang) *guɑng guɑng
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 6
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) quang
kXerox (kXerox) 242:133
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0412.040:guāng
z Variant (kZVariant) 灮
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) 光
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) 光
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)