U+520B 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 qiàn.

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+520B 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 8B
UTF-16 52 0B
UTF-32 00 00 52 0B
URL-Quoted %E5%88%8B
HTML-Escape 刋
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 刋
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D1 E4
Pīnyīn qiàn
IRG_GSource GE-232A
IRG_HSource H-FA
IRG_JSource J0-5164
IRG_KSource K2-2458
IRG_TSource T3-217D
CCCII 216B22
CNS1986 E-217D
CNS1992 3-217D
EACC 4B3355
Jis0 4968
TaiwanTelegraph 0436


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-520B
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) 刋
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 刋
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 刋
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 刋
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 刋
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 刋
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 刋
Case Folding (cf) 刋
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 刋
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) 刋
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
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) GE-232A
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) H-FA
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-5164
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-2458
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T3-217D
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0307.130
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 01866
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10324.040
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0136.170
kCangjie (kCangjie) HKLN
kCantonese (kCantonese) hon2
kCCCII (kCCCII) 216B22
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) E-217D
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 3-217D
kCowles (kCowles) 1160
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0307.130
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) publication, periodical; publish
kEACC (kEACC) 4B3355
kFenn (kFenn) 32C
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 240.02
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 2240.0
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10324.040
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10324.040:qiàn
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KIRU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SEN
kJis0 (kJis0) 4968
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0136.170
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 296
kKorean (kKorean) CHEN
kMandarin (kMandarin) qiàn
kMatthews (kMatthews) 3242
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 780
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 01866
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 653
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4251+18.2.3
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 18.3
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 18.3
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 刊
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0436
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 5
z Variant (kZVariant) 刊
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) 刋
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) 刋
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)