U+5237 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 brush; clean with brush, scrub. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is shu.

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+5237 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 B7
UTF-16 52 37
UTF-32 00 00 52 37
URL-Quoted %E5%88%B7
HTML-Escape 刷
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 刷
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) E1 EC
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) BA FE
Pīnyīn shu
IRG_GSource G0-4B22
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3A7E
IRG_KPSource KP0-E6A
IRG_KSource K0-616C
IRG_TSource T1-4C2D
IRG_VSource V1-4D2
BigFive A8EA
CCCII 213361
CNS1986 1-4C2D
CNS1992 1-4C2D
EACC 213361
GB0 4302
GB1 4302
Jis0 2694
KSC0 6576
MainlandTelegraph 0456
TaiwanTelegraph 0456
Xerox 247:307


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5237
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) 刷
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 刷
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 刷
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 刷
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 刷
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 刷
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 刷
Case Folding (cf) 刷
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 刷
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) 刷
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) G0-4B22
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3A7E
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E6A
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-616C
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4C2D
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4D2
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0316.010
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 01964
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10337.050
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0139.090
kBigFive (kBigFive) A8EA
kCangjie (kCangjie) SBLN
kCantonese (kCantonese) caat3 saat3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213361
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 182.201
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4C2D
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4C2D
kCowles (kCowles) 3809
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0316.010
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) brush; clean with brush, scrub
kEACC (kEACC) 213361
kFenn (kFenn) 557B
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 465.04
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 7220.0
kFrequency (kFrequency) 4
kGB0 (kGB0) 4302
kGB1 (kGB1) 4302
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 1
kGSR (kGSR) 0298a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10337.050
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) shuā(140)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10337.050:shuā,shuà
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0342
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) SURU HAKU HAKE
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SATSU
kJis0 (kJis0) 2694
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0139.090
kKorean (kKorean) SWAY
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E6A5
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6576
kLau (kLau) 191 192
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0456
kMandarin (kMandarin) shuā
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5905
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2608
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 01964
kNelson (kNelson) 0210
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 47
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2158+18.2.6
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 18.6
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 18.6
kSBGY (kSBGY) 490.53 500.06
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 㕞
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0456
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 8
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) loát
kXerox (kXerox) 247:307
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1070.100:shuā 1071.020:shuà
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) 刷
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) 刷
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)