U+5229 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 gains, advantage, profit, merit. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is l.

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. The glyph can, under circumstances, be confused with 1 other glyphs. In text U+5229 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:

is the pinyin romanization of the Chinese surname written 利 in Chinese character. It is pronounced Lei in Cantonese, and often spelled Lee in Hong Kong and overseas-Chinese communities. It is listed 364th in the Song Dynasty classic Hundred Family Surnames. As of 2008, Li is the 299th most common surname in China.


System Representation
UTF-8 E5 88 A9
UTF-16 52 29
UTF-32 00 00 52 29
URL-Quoted %E5%88%A9
HTML-Escape 利
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 利
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) D7 D7
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) CD F8
Pīnyīn l
IRG_GSource G0-407B
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-4D78
IRG_KPSource KP0-D9C
IRG_KSource K0-5757
IRG_TSource T1-4933
IRG_VSource V1-4D2
BigFive A751
CCCII 21335E
CNS1986 1-4933
CNS1992 1-4933
EACC 21335E
GB0 3291
GB1 3291
Jis0 4588
KSC0 5555
MainlandTelegraph 0448
TaiwanTelegraph 0448
Xerox 242:122

Related Characters

  • 利


  • 利


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5229
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) 利
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 利
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 利
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 利
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 利
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 利
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 利
Case Folding (cf) 利
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 利
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) 利
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) G0-407B
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-4D78
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-D9C
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-5757
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4933
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4D2
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0313.080
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 01932
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10329.020
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0138.190
kBigFive (kBigFive) A751
kCangjie (kCangjie) HDLN
kCantonese (kCantonese) lei6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21335E
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 180.202
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4933
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4933
kCowles (kCowles) 2293
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0313.080
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) gains, advantage, profit, merit
kEACC (kEACC) 21335E
kFenn (kFenn) 511A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 297.04
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 2290.0
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB0 (kGB0) 3291
kGB1 (kGB1) 3291
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 2
kGSR (kGSR) 0519a
kHangul (kHangul) 리 이
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10329.020
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) lì(1593) li(16)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10329.020:lì
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0338
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KIKU YOI SURUDOI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) RI
kJis0 (kJis0) 4588
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0138.190
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 527
kKorean (kKorean) LI
kKPS0 (kKPS0) D9CE
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 5555
kLau (kLau) 1850
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0448
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 3867
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1524
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 01932
kNelson (kNelson) 3264
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 790
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+3938+18.2.5 C+3938+115.5.2
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 18.5
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 18.5
kSBGY (kSBGY) 352.37
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 𥝢
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0448
kTang (kTang) *lì
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 7
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) lợi
kXerox (kXerox) 242:122
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0697.200:lì
z Variant (kZVariant) 利
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) 利
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) 利
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)