U+5338 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 23. 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. The glyph can, under circumstances, be confused with 1 other glyphs. In text U+5338 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 23 meaning "hiding enclosure" is 1 of 23 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of two strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 17 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.


System Representation
UTF-8 E5 8C B8
UTF-16 53 38
UTF-32 00 00 53 38
URL-Quoted %E5%8C%B8
HTML-Escape 匸
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 匸
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D2 BE
IRG_GSource G8-287A
IRG_HSource H-C6
IRG_JSource J0-523E
IRG_KPSource KP1-389
IRG_KSource K2-2563
IRG_TSource T3-2129
CNS1986 E-2129
CNS1992 3-2129
GB8 0890
Jis0 5030
KPS1 3893
MainlandTelegraph 0571
TaiwanTelegraph 0571
Xerox 324:047

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Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5338
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) 匸
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 匸
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 匸
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 匸
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 匸
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 匸
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 匸
Case Folding (cf) 匸
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 匸
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) 匸
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) G8-287A
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) H-C6
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-523E
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-389
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-2563
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T3-2129
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0347.100
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 02672
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10081.040
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0154.350
kCangjie (kCangjie) MV
kCantonese (kCantonese) hai2
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 206.603
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) E-2129
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 3-2129
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0347.100
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) box; KangXi radical 23
kEACC (kEACC) 216D3A
kFenn (kFenn) 645K
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 162.06
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 7171.0 1071.0
kGB8 (kGB8) 0890
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10081.040
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10081.040:xì
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KAKUSU OOU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KEI
kJis0 (kJis0) 5030
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0154.350
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 122
kKorean (kKorean) HYEY
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 3893
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0571
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 2413
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 02672
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4307+23.2.0
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 23.0
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 23.0
kSBGY (kSBGY) 270.04
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0571
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 2
kXerox (kXerox) 324:047
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) 匸
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) 匸
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)