U+5179 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 now, here; this; time, year. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is .

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+5179 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 B9
UTF-16 51 79
UTF-32 00 00 51 79
URL-Quoted %E5%85%B9
HTML-Escape 兹
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 兹
IRG_GSource G0-5748
IRG_HSource H-94
IRG_KPSource KP1-59F
IRG_TSource T3-2E7B
CNS1986 E-2E7B
CNS1992 3-2E7B
EACC 215521
GB0 5540
GB1 5540
KPS1 59F0
MainlandTelegraph 5417


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5179
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) 兹
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 兹
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 兹
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 兹
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 兹
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 兹
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 兹
Case Folding (cf) 兹
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 兹
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) 兹
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) AG
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G0-5748
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) H-94
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-59F
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T3-2E7B
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10248.060
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1031.381
kCangjie (kCangjie) TVII
kCantonese (kCantonese) zi1
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) E-2E7B
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 3-2E7B
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) now, here; this; time, year
kEACC (kEACC) 215521
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 584.05
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 8073
kGB0 (kGB0) 5540
kGB1 (kGB1) 5540
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10248.060
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) SHIGERU MASU MUSHIRO
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) JI SHI
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0128.101
kKorean (kKorean) CA
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 59F0
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 5417
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 6935
kNelson (kNelson) 0592
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 132 1170A
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+14201+140.3.6
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 140.6
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 12.7
kSBGY (kSBGY) 063.11 063.12
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 玆茲
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 9
Traditional Variant (kTraditionalVariant) 茲
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0172.190:cí 1529.020:zī
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) 兹
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) 兹
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)