U+531D 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 full circle; encircle. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is .

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+531D 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 9D
UTF-16 53 1D
UTF-32 00 00 53 1D
URL-Quoted %E5%8C%9D
HTML-Escape 匝
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 匝
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) C1 D9
IRG_GSource G0-5451
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-4159
IRG_KPSource KP1-387
IRG_KSource K2-2556
IRG_TSource T1-4622
IRG_VSource V1-4D5
BigFive A560
CCCII 21344C
CNS1986 1-4622
CNS1992 1-4622
EACC 21344C
GB0 5249
GB1 5249
Jis0 3357
KPS1 387D
MainlandTelegraph 0559
TaiwanTelegraph 0559
Xerox 265:120


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-531D
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) 匝
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 匝
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 匝
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 匝
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 匝
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 匝
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 匝
Case Folding (cf) 匝
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 匝
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) 匝
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) G0-5451
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-4159
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-387
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-2556
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4622
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4D5
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0345.050
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 02599
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10082.040
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0153.160
kBigFive (kBigFive) A560
kCangjie (kCangjie) SLB
kCantonese (kCantonese) zaap3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21344C
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 205.604
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4622
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4622
kCowles (kCowles) 3579
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0345.050
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) full circle; encircle
kEACC (kEACC) 21344C
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 7171.2
kGB0 (kGB0) 5249
kGB1 (kGB1) 5249
kGSR (kGSR) 0679b
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10082.040
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10082.040:zā
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0413
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) MEGURU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 3357
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0153.160
kKorean (kKorean) CAP
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 387D
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0559
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 6642
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2534
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 02599
kNelson (kNelson) 0759
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 37
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2779+22.2.3 C+2779+50.3.2
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 22.3
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 22.3
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 帀迊
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0559
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 5
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) táp
kXerox (kXerox) 265:120
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1435.030:zā
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) 匝
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) 匝
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)