U+537B 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 still, but; decline; retreat. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is qu.

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+537B 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 BB
UTF-16 53 7B
UTF-32 00 00 53 7B
URL-Quoted %E5%8D%BB
HTML-Escape 卻
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 卻
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D2 CA
Pīnyīn qu
IRG_GSource GE-237B
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-524A
IRG_KPSource KP1-38C
IRG_KSource K1-5730
IRG_TSource T1-5033
IRG_VSource V1-4D7
BigFive AB6F
CCCII 213473
CNS1986 1-5033
CNS1992 1-5033
EACC 213473
Jis0 5042
KPS1 38C9
KSC1 5516
TaiwanTelegraph 0611
Xerox 244:157


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-537B
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) 卻
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 卻
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 卻
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 卻
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 卻
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 卻
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 卻
Case Folding (cf) 卻
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 卻
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) 卻
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) GE-237B
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-524A
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-38C
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-5730
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-5033
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4D7
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0365.110
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 02867
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10317.020
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0159.280
kBigFive (kBigFive) AB6F
kCangjie (kCangjie) CRSL
kCantonese (kCantonese) koek3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213473
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 227.501
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-5033
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-5033
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0365.110
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) still, but; decline; retreat
kEACC (kEACC) 213473
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 122.04
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4772.0 8762.0
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 4
kGSR (kGSR) 0776b
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10317.020
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) què(1157)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10317.020:què,jiǎo,xì
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0452
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KYAKU
kJis0 (kJis0) 5042
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0159.280
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 501
kKorean (kKorean) KAK
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 38C9
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 5516
kLau (kLau) 1690
kMandarin (kMandarin) què
kMatthews (kMatthews) 1183
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1127a
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 02867
kNelson (kNelson) 4459
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 681 739
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4319+26.2.7 C+4319+150.7.2
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 26.7
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 26.7
kSBGY (kSBGY) 501.44 502.31
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 却
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 却
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0611
kTang (kTang) *kiɑk
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 9
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) khước
kXerox (kXerox) 244:157
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0951.051:què
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) 卻
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) 卻
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)