U+539F 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 source, origin, beginning. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is yu.

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+539F 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:

The word Hara can refer to:

  • Hara (band), a Romanian pop-band
  • Hara (Bible), a Biblical place name
  • Hara (2014 film), an upcoming Kannada drama film
  • Hara (genus), a fish genus in the order Siluriformes
  • Hara (given name)
  • Hara (Hinduism), an early name for Shiva, from the Harappan culture (Indus Valley Civilization)
  • Hara (surname)
  • Hara (tanden) (腹), a Japanese technical term used in medicine and martial art referring to a specific place on or the whole of the lower abdomen
  • Hara (sculpture), an artwork by Deborah Butterfield
  • 4640 Hara, a main-belt asteroid
  • Harā Bərəzaitī, a legendary mountain in Persian mythology
  • Hara Huna Kingdom, an ancient Chinese tribe close to Himalayas mentioned in the epic Mahabharata
  • Avicennia marina, a species of mangrove known as the hara tree in southern Iran
  • Goo Ha-ra, a South Korean idol singer
  • the word as the feminine version of Rajah

HARA is an acronym for :

  • Hawai'i Academy of Recording Arts
  • Hyperbolic absolute risk aversion, a term in economics
Latin binomial abbreviations for species


System Representation
UTF-8 E5 8E 9F
UTF-16 53 9F
UTF-32 00 00 53 9F
URL-Quoted %E5%8E%9F
HTML-Escape 原
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 原
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) EA AB
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B8 B6
Pīnyīn yu
IRG_GSource G0-542D
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3836
IRG_KSource K0-6A2B
IRG_TSource T1-544F
IRG_VSource V1-4E2
BigFive ADEC
CCCII 213478
CNS1986 1-544F
CNS1992 1-544F
EACC 213478
GB0 5213
GB1 5213
Jis0 2422
KSC0 7411
MainlandTelegraph 0626
TaiwanTelegraph 0626
Xerox 242:056


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-539F
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) 原
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 原
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 原
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 原
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 原
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 原
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 原
Case Folding (cf) 原
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 原
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) 原
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) G0-542D
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3836
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-FEB
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-6A2B
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-544F
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4E2
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0368.230
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 02973
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10074.090
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0162.030
kBigFive (kBigFive) ADEC
kCangjie (kCangjie) MHAF
kCantonese (kCantonese) jyun4
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213478
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 229.403
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-544F
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-544F
kCowles (kCowles) 4919
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0368.230
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) source, origin, beginning
kEACC (kEACC) 213478
kFenn (kFenn) 194C
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 651.02
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 7129.6
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB0 (kGB0) 5213
kGB1 (kGB1) 5213
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 2
kGSR (kGSR) 0258a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10074.090
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) yuán(1701)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10074.090:yuán
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0456
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) HARA MOTO TAZUNERU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) GEN
kJis0 (kJis0) 2422
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0162.030
kKorean (kKorean) WEN
kKPS0 (kKPS0) FEB1
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 7411
kLau (kLau) 3550
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0626
kMandarin (kMandarin) yuán
kMatthews (kMatthews) 7725
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3661
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 02973
kNelson (kNelson) 0825
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 280 1629
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1898+27.2.8
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 27.8
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 27.8
kSBGY (kSBGY) 113.02
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0626
kTang (kTang) *ngiuæn
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 10
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) nguyên
kXerox (kXerox) 242:056
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1420.090:yuán
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) 原
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) 原
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)