U+5169 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 two, both, pair, couple; ounce. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is li. The codepoint has the Numeric value 2.

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. The glyph can, under circumstances, be confused with 1 other glyphs. In text U+5169 behaves as Ideographic regarding line breaks. It has type OLetter for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

, , or may refer to:

  • Japanese ryō, a Japanese unit of weight and currency using Koban (Japanese gold coin)
  • Korean yang, the currency of Korea between 1892 and 1902
  • Liǎng or Tael, a Chinese unit of weight and currency using silver ingots called "Sycee"


System Representation
UTF-8 E5 85 A9
UTF-16 51 69
UTF-32 00 00 51 69
URL-Quoted %E5%85%A9
HTML-Escape 兩
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 兩
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) D5 D7
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D1 C0
Pīnyīn li
IRG_GSource G1-413D
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-5140
IRG_KPSource KP0-D7D
IRG_KSource K0-5557
IRG_TSource T1-4C25
IRG_VSource V1-4C4
BigFive A8E2
CCCII 213323
CNS1986 1-4C25
CNS1992 1-4C25
EACC 213323
GB1 3329
Jis0 4932
KSC0 5355
TaiwanTelegraph 0357
Xerox 241:247

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Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5169
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) 兩
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 兩
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 兩
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 兩
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 兩
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 兩
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 兩
Case Folding (cf) 兩
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 兩
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) 兩
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) ATH
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G1-413D
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-5140
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-D7D
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-5557
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4C25
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4C4
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0272.110
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 01436
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10024.020
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0126.130
kBigFive (kBigFive) A8E2
kCangjie (kCangjie) MLBO
kCantonese (kCantonese) loeng5
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213323
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 145.602
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4C25
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4C25
kCowles (kCowles) 2321
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0272.110
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) two, both, pair, couple; ounce
kEACC (kEACC) 213323
kFenn (kFenn) 562A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 301.05 302.01
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 1022.7
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB1 (kGB1) 3329
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 1
kGSR (kGSR) 0736a
kHangul (kHangul) 량 양
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10024.020
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) liǎng(3229)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10024.020:liǎng,liàng
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0281
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) FUTATSU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) RYOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 4932
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0126.130
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 542
kKorean (kKorean) LYANG
kKPS0 (kKPS0) D7DE
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 5355
kLau (kLau) 1872
kMandarin (kMandarin) liǎng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 3953
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1547
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 01436
kNelson (kNelson) 0034 0044
Other Numeric Value (kOtherNumeric) 2
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 799
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4215+11.2.6
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 11.6
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 11.6
kSBGY (kSBGY) 310.37 424.45
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 両两
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 两
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0357
kTang (kTang) liɑ̀ng liɑ̌ng
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 8
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) lưỡng
kXerox (kXerox) 241:247
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0707.061:liǎng
z Variant (kZVariant) 両
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) 兩
NFKC Quick Check (NFKC_QC) Yes
NFKD Quick Check (NFKD_QC) Yes
Numeric Type (nt) Numeric
Numeric Value (nv) 2
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) 兩
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)