U+535C 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 fortune telling; prophesy. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is bo.

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+535C 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 25 meaning "divination" is 1 of 23 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of two strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 45 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.


System Representation
UTF-8 E5 8D 9C
UTF-16 53 5C
UTF-32 00 00 53 5C
URL-Quoted %E5%8D%9C
HTML-Escape 卜
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 卜
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) DC D4
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) CB CE
Pīnyīn bo
IRG_GSource G0-3237
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-4B4E
IRG_KSource K0-5C54
IRG_TSource T1-4433
IRG_VSource V1-4D6
BigFive A452
CCCII 213465
CNS1986 1-4433
CNS1992 1-4433
EACC 275573
GB0 1823
GB1 1823
Jis0 4346
KSC0 6052
MainlandTelegraph 0592
TaiwanTelegraph 0592
Xerox 256:335

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Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-535C
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) 卜
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 卜
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 卜
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 卜
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 卜
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 卜
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 卜
Case Folding (cf) 卜
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 卜
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) 卜
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) G0-3237
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-4B4E
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-DEB
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-5C54
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4433
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4D6
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0361.150
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 02774
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10091.110
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0157.250
kBigFive (kBigFive) A452
kCangjie (kCangjie) Y
kCantonese (kCantonese) buk1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213465
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 223.302
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4433
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4433
kCowles (kCowles) 3400
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0361.150
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) fortune telling; prophesy
kEACC (kEACC) 275573
kFenn (kFenn) 119D
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 423.04
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 2300.0
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB0 (kGB0) 1823
kGB1 (kGB1) 1823
kGSR (kGSR) 1210a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10091.110
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) bo(25)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10091.110:bǔ,pū,bo
kHDZRadBreak (kHDZRadBreak) ⼘[U+2F18]:10091.110
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0438
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) URANAU URANAI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) BOKU
kJis0 (kJis0) 4346
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0157.250
kKorean (kKorean) POK
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6052
kLau (kLau) 157
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0592
kMandarin (kMandarin) bo
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5378
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2512
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 02774
kNelson (kNelson) 0797
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1004 1094
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+3708+25.2.0
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 25.0
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 25.0
kSBGY (kSBGY) 452.23
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0592
kTang (kTang) *buk
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 2
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) bốc
kXerox (kXerox) 256:335
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0085.090:bo 0086.030:bǔ
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) 卜
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) 卜
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)