U+523B 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 carve, engrave; quarter hour. 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. The glyph can, under circumstances, be confused with 1 other glyphs. In text U+523B 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 BB
UTF-16 52 3B
UTF-32 00 00 52 3B
URL-Quoted %E5%88%BB
HTML-Escape 刻
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 刻
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) CA BE
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B9 EF
Pīnyīn k
IRG_GSource G0-3F4C
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-396F
IRG_KSource K0-4A3E
IRG_TSource T1-4C2B
IRG_VSource V1-4D2
BigFive A8E8
CCCII 213360
CNS1986 1-4C2B
CNS1992 1-4C2B
EACC 213360
GB0 3144
GB1 3144
Jis0 2579
KSC0 4230
MainlandTelegraph 0466
TaiwanTelegraph 0466
Xerox 243:270

Related Characters



Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-523B
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) 刻
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 刻
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 刻
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 刻
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 刻
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 刻
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 刻
Case Folding (cf) 刻
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 刻
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) 刻
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) G0-3F4C
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-396F
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-CDB
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-4A3E
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4C2B
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4D2
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0316.050
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 01970
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10337.020
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0139.140
kBigFive (kBigFive) A8E8
kCangjie (kCangjie) YOLN
kCantonese (kCantonese) haak1 hak1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213360
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 183.101
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4C2B
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4C2B
kCowles (kCowles) 922 972
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0316.050
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) carve, engrave; quarter hour
kEACC (kEACC) 213360
kFenn (kFenn) 874A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 252.07 254.08
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 0280.0
kFrequency (kFrequency) 3
kGB0 (kGB0) 3144
kGB1 (kGB1) 3144
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 2
kGSR (kGSR) 0937v
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10337.020
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) kè(653)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10337.020:kè,kēi
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0340
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KIZAMU KIZAMI TOKI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KOKU
kJis0 (kJis0) 2579
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0139.140
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 56
kKorean (kKorean) KAK
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 4230
kLau (kLau) 1119
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0466
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 3322
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 626 659
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 01970
kNelson (kNelson) 0681
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 490
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2049+18.2.6
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 18.6
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 18.6
kSBGY (kSBGY) 529.34
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0466
kTang (kTang) kək
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 8
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) khắc
kXerox (kXerox) 243:270
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0641.040:kè
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) 刻
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) 刻
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)