U+52D8 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 investigate; compare; collate. 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+52D8 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 8B 98
UTF-16 52 D8
UTF-32 00 00 52 D8
URL-Quoted %E5%8B%98
HTML-Escape 勘
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 勘
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) CA EB
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B4 AA
Pīnyīn k
IRG_GSource G0-3F31
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-342A
IRG_KSource K0-4A6B
IRG_TSource T1-592E
IRG_VSource V1-4D4
BigFive B0C9
CCCII 213431
CNS1986 1-592E
CNS1992 1-592E
EACC 213431
GB0 3117
GB1 3117
Jis0 2010
KSC0 4275
MainlandTelegraph 0522
TaiwanTelegraph 0522
Xerox 261:147


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-52D8
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) 勘
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 勘
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 勘
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 勘
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 勘
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 勘
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 勘
Case Folding (cf) 勘
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 勘
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) 勘
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) G0-3F31
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-342A
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-CDE
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-4A6B
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-592E
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4D4
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0334.030
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 02393
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10373.180
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0148.190
kBigFive (kBigFive) B0C9
kCangjie (kCangjie) TVKS
kCantonese (kCantonese) ham1 ham3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213431
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 197.402
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-592E
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-592E
kCowles (kCowles) 1149
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0334.030
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) investigate; compare; collate
kEACC (kEACC) 213431
kFenn (kFenn) 104I
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 241.03
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4472.7
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB0 (kGB0) 3117
kGB1 (kGB1) 3117
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10373.180
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) kān(13)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10373.180:kān
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0390
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KANGAERU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KAN
kJis0 (kJis0) 2010
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0148.190
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 303
kKorean (kKorean) KAM
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 4275
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0522
kMandarin (kMandarin) kān
kMatthews (kMatthews) 3253
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 773
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 02393
kNelson (kNelson) 0729
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 495 1123
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1510+19.2.9
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 19.9
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 19.9
kSBGY (kSBGY) 441.33
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0522
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 11
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) khám
kXerox (kXerox) 261:147
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0631.170:kān
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) 勘
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) 勘
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)