U+5304 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 to beg for alms; a beggar. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is gài.

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+5304 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 8C 84
UTF-16 53 04
UTF-32 00 00 53 04
URL-Quoted %E5%8C%84
HTML-Escape 匄
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 匄
Pīnyīn gài
IRG_GSource GE-2366
IRG_KPSource KP1-386
IRG_TSource T3-2222
CCCII 216C68
CNS1986 E-2222
CNS1992 3-2222
KPS1 3867


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5304
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) 匄
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 匄
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 匄
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 匄
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 匄
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 匄
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 匄
Case Folding (cf) 匄
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 匄
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) 匄
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-2366
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-386
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T3-2222
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0340.010
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 02505
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10257.050
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0150.260
kCangjie (kCangjie) XPYV
kCCCII (kCCCII) 216C68
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 200.503
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) E-2222
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 3-2222
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0340.010
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) to beg for alms; a beggar
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10257.050
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10257.050:gài
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) MOTOMERU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KAI
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0150.260
kKorean (kKorean) KAY KAL
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 3867
kMandarin (kMandarin) gài
kMatthews (kMatthews) 3194
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 02505
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 644
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 20.3
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 20.3
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 匃
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 5
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0352.040:gài
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) 匄
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) 匄
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)