U+51BC 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 a surname. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is xiǎn.

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+51BC 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 86 BC
UTF-16 51 BC
UTF-32 00 00 51 BC
URL-Quoted %E5%86%BC
HTML-Escape 冼
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 冼
Pīnyīn xiǎn
IRG_GSource G0-597E
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J4-2330
IRG_KSource K2-243E
IRG_TSource T2-254E
BigFive CBCE
CCCII 216A35
CNS1986 2-254E
CNS1992 2-254E
EACC 216A35
GB0 5794
GB1 5794
JIS0213 2,03,16
Jis1 1891
MainlandTelegraph 0405
TaiwanTelegraph 8112
Xerox 310:277


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
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) 冼
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 冼
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 冼
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 冼
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 冼
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 冼
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 冼
Case Folding (cf) 冼
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 冼
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) 冼
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) BGT
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G0-597E
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J4-2330
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-243E
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-254E
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 01633
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10297.060
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0132.110
kBigFive (kBigFive) CBCE
kCangjie (kCangjie) IMHGU
kCantonese (kCantonese) sin2
kCCCII (kCCCII) 216A35
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-254E
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-254E
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) a surname
kEACC (kEACC) 216A35
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 3411.1
kGB0 (kGB0) 5794
kGB1 (kGB1) 5794
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10297.060
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10297.060:shěng,xiǎn
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) SAMUI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHOU
kJIS0213 (kJIS0213) 2,03,16
kJis1 (kJis1) 1891
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0132.110
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0405
kMandarin (kMandarin) xiǎn
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 01633
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1199
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+14351+15.2.6
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 15.6
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 15.6
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 8112
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 8
kXerox (kXerox) 310:277
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1249.040:xiǎn
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) 冼
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) 冼
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)