U+518F 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 (archaic form of 炯 炯) light, bright. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is jiǒng.

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+518F 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:

Jiong (Chinese: 囧; variant: 冏; Hanyu Pinyin: jiǒng; Jyutping: gwing2) is a Chinese character originally meaning a "patterned window", "as bright as the light peering from outside the window", or simply "brightness".


System Representation
UTF-8 E5 86 8F
UTF-16 51 8F
UTF-32 00 00 51 8F
URL-Quoted %E5%86%8F
HTML-Escape 冏
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 冏
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D1 C8
Pīnyīn jiǒng
IRG_GSource G3-3057
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J0-5148
IRG_KPSource KP1-374
IRG_KSource K1-584A
IRG_TSource T2-232C
BigFive CA6A
CCCII 21696E
CNS1986 2-232C
CNS1992 2-232C
EACC 21696E
GB3 1655
GB8 9010
Jis0 4940
KPS1 374E
KSC1 5642
MainlandTelegraph 0376
TaiwanTelegraph 0376
Xerox 310:275


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-518F
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) 冏
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 冏
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 冏
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 冏
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 冏
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 冏
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 冏
Case Folding (cf) 冏
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 冏
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) 冏
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) CK
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G3-3057
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-5148
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-374
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-584A
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-232C
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0291.020
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 01528
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10100.120
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0129.120
kBigFive (kBigFive) CA6A
kCangjie (kCangjie) BCR
kCantonese (kCantonese) gwing2
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21696E
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 165.203
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-232C
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-232C
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0291.020
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) (archaic form of 炯 炯) light, bright
kEACC (kEACC) 21696E
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 7722.0
kGB3 (kGB3) 1655
kGB8 (kGB8) 9010
kGSR (kGSR) 0763a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10100.120
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10100.120:jiǒng,jiōng
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) AKIRAKA
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KEI KYOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 4940
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0129.120
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 409
kKorean (kKorean) KYENG
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 374E
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 5642
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0376
kMandarin (kMandarin) jiǒng
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 01528
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 742
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4223+13.2.5
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 13.5
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 13.5
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0376
kTang (kTang) guěng
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 7
kXerox (kXerox) 310:275
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0604.110:jiǒng
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) 冏
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) 冏
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)