U+531A 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 box; KangXi radical 22. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is fāng.

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+531A 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:

Radical 22 meaning "box" is 1 of 23 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of two strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 64 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.


System Representation
UTF-8 E5 8C 9A
UTF-16 53 1A
UTF-32 00 00 53 1A
URL-Quoted %E5%8C%9A
HTML-Escape 匚
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 匚
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D2 B9
Pīnyīn fāng
IRG_GSource G0-584E
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J0-5239
IRG_KPSource KP1-387
IRG_KSource K2-2553
IRG_TSource T2-2124
BigFive C943
CCCII 216D23
CNS1986 2-2124
CNS1992 2-2124
EACC 216D23
GB0 5646
GB1 5646
Jis0 5025
KPS1 387C
MainlandTelegraph 0557
TaiwanTelegraph 0557
Xerox 324:046

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Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-531A
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) 匚
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 匚
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 匚
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 匚
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 匚
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 匚
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 匚
Case Folding (cf) 匚
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 匚
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) 匚
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) CT
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G0-584E
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-5239
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-387
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-2553
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-2124
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0344.260
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 02595
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10081.030
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0153.100
kBigFive (kBigFive) C943
kCangjie (kCangjie) MV
kCantonese (kCantonese) fong1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 216D23
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 205.602
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-2124
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-2124
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0344.260
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) box; KangXi radical 22
kEACC (kEACC) 216D23
kFenn (kFenn) 640K
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 131.05
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 7171.0
kGB0 (kGB0) 5646
kGB1 (kGB1) 5646
kGSR (kGSR) 0741a
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10081.030
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10081.030:fāng,fàng
kHDZRadBreak (kHDZRadBreak) ⼕[U+2F15]:10081.030
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) HAKO
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) HOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 5025
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0153.100
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 24
kKorean (kKorean) PANG
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 387C
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0557
kMandarin (kMandarin) fāng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 1801
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 02595
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4302+22.2.0
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 22.0
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 22.0
kSBGY (kSBGY) 175.12
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0557
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 2
kXerox (kXerox) 324:046
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) 匚
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) 匚
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)