U+5357 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 south; southern part; southward. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is n.

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+5357 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 8D 97
UTF-16 53 57
UTF-32 00 00 53 57
URL-Quoted %E5%8D%97
HTML-Escape 南
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 南
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) D1 F5
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) C6 EE
Pīnyīn n
IRG_GSource G0-444F
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-466E
IRG_KPSource KP0-D4D
IRG_KSource K0-5175
IRG_TSource T1-5032
IRG_VSource V1-4D6
BigFive AB6E
CCCII 213463
CNS1986 1-5032
CNS1992 1-5032
EACC 213463
GB0 3647
GB1 3647
Jis0 3878
KSC0 4985
MainlandTelegraph 0589
TaiwanTelegraph 0589
Xerox 241:363


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5357
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) 南
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 南
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 南
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 南
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 南
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 南
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 南
Case Folding (cf) 南
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 南
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) 南
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) G0-444F
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-466E
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-D4D
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-5175
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-5032
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4D6
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0357.080
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 02750
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10065.020
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0157.050
kBigFive (kBigFive) AB6E
kCangjie (kCangjie) JBTJ
kCantonese (kCantonese) naam4
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213463
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 217.301
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-5032
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-5032
kCowles (kCowles) 2823
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0357.080
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) south; southern part; southward
kEACC (kEACC) 213463
kFenn (kFenn) 591A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 355.01
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4022.7
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB0 (kGB0) 3647
kGB1 (kGB1) 3647
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 2
kGSR (kGSR) 0650a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10065.020
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) nán(749)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10065.020:nán,nā
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0436
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) MINAMI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) NAN DAN
kJis0 (kJis0) 3878
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0157.050
kKorean (kKorean) NAM
kKPS0 (kKPS0) D4DC
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 4985
kLau (kLau) 2246
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0589
kMandarin (kMandarin) nán
kMatthews (kMatthews) 4620
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1936
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 02750
kNelson (kNelson) 0778
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 939
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+3270+24.2.7
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 24.7
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 24.7
kSBGY (kSBGY) 221.28
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0589
kTang (kTang) *nom
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 9
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) nam
kXerox (kXerox) 241:363
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0811.040:nā 0815.050:nán
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) 南
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) 南
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)