U+538B 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 press; oppress; crush; pressure. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is y.

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+538B 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 8E 8B
UTF-16 53 8B
UTF-32 00 00 53 8B
URL-Quoted %E5%8E%8B
HTML-Escape 压
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 压
Pīnyīn y
IRG_GSource G0-5139
IRG_TSource T3-232F
CCCII 273869
CNS1986 E-232F
CNS1992 3-232F
EACC 273869
GB0 4925
MainlandTelegraph 1090


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-538B
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) 压
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 压
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 压
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 压
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 压
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 压
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 压
Case Folding (cf) 压
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 压
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) 压
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) AG
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G0-5139
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T3-232F
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10069.050
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0160.371
kCangjie (kCangjie) XMGI
kCantonese (kCantonese) aat3 ngaat3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 273869
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) E-232F
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 3-232F
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) press; oppress; crush; pressure
kEACC (kEACC) 273869
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 7121
kFrequency (kFrequency) 3
kGB0 (kGB0) 4925
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10069.050
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) yā(625)
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) OSAERU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) ATSU
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0160.371
kKorean (kKorean) AP
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 1090
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1565A
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 27.4
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 27.4
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 6
Traditional Variant (kTraditionalVariant) 壓
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1317.050:yā 1321.060:yà
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) 压
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) 压
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)