U+520A 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 publication, periodical; publish. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is k.

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+520A 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 88 8A
UTF-16 52 0A
UTF-32 00 00 52 0A
URL-Quoted %E5%88%8A
HTML-Escape 刊
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 刊
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) CA CA
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B4 A9
Pīnyīn k
IRG_GSource G0-3F2F
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3429
IRG_KSource K0-4A4A
IRG_TSource T1-457A
IRG_VSource V1-4C7
BigFive A55A
CCCII 213355
CNS1986 1-457A
CNS1992 1-457A
EACC 213355
GB0 3115
GB1 3115
Jis0 2009
KSC0 4242
MainlandTelegraph 0436
TaiwanTelegraph 0436
Xerox 252:136


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-520A
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) 刊
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 刊
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 刊
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 刊
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 刊
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 刊
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 刊
Case Folding (cf) 刊
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 刊
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) 刊
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) G0-3F2F
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3429
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-CDC
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-4A4A
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-457A
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4C7
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0307.120
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 01865
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10323.140
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0136.160
kBigFive (kBigFive) A55A
kCangjie (kCangjie) MJLN
kCantonese (kCantonese) hon1 hon2
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213355
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 177.302
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-457A
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-457A
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0307.120
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) publication, periodical; publish
kEACC (kEACC) 213355
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 1240.0
kFrequency (kFrequency) 4
kGB0 (kGB0) 3115
kGB1 (kGB1) 3115
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 4
kGSR (kGSR) 0139n
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10323.140
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) kān(50)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10323.140:kān
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0330
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KEZURU KIZAMU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KAN
kJis0 (kJis0) 2009
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0136.160
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 296
kKorean (kKorean) KAN
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 4242
kLau (kLau) 1219
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0436
kMandarin (kMandarin) kān
kMatthews (kMatthews) 3242
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 01865
kNelson (kNelson) 1493
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 653
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1509+18.2.3 C+1509+51.3.2
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 18.3
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 18.3
kSBGY (kSBGY) 123.29
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 刋
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0436
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 5
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) san
kXerox (kXerox) 252:136
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0631.140:kān
z Variant (kZVariant) 刋
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) 刊
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) 刊
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)