U+53A8 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 kitchen; closet; cupboard. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is ch.

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+53A8 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 A8
UTF-16 53 A8
UTF-32 00 00 53 A8
URL-Quoted %E5%8E%A8
HTML-Escape 厨
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 厨
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) BF DF
Pīnyīn ch
IRG_GSource G0-3378
IRG_HSource H-FB
IRG_JSource J0-3F5F
IRG_KPSource KP1-38E
IRG_KSource K2-257E
IRG_TSource T3-3A27
CCCII 333D28
CNS1986 E-3A27
CNS1992 3-3A27
EACC 333D28
GB0 1988
GB1 1988
Jis0 3163
KPS1 38E8
MainlandTelegraph 1676


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-53A8
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) 厨
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 厨
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 厨
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 厨
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 厨
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 厨
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 厨
Case Folding (cf) 厨
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 厨
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) 厨
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) AGJ
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G0-3378
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) H-FB
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3F5F
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-38E
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-257E
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T3-3A27
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0370.160
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 03005
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10075.240
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0162.371
kCangjie (kCangjie) MMTI
kCantonese (kCantonese) ceoi4 cyu4
kCCCII (kCCCII) 333D28
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 231.204
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) E-3A27
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 3-3A27
kCowles (kCowles) 591
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0370.160
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) kitchen; closet; cupboard
kEACC (kEACC) 333D28
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 97.04
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 7124.0
kGB0 (kGB0) 1988
kGB1 (kGB1) 1988
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10075.240
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) chú(48)
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KURIYA
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) ZU CHUU
kJis0 (kJis0) 3163
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0162.371
kKorean (kKorean) CWU
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 38E8
kLau (kLau) 380 381 411 412
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 1676
kMandarin (kMandarin) chú
kMatthews (kMatthews) 1400
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 363
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 03005
kNelson (kNelson) 0829 1527
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 266 1241A
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2597+27.2.10
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 27.10
Radical Stroke Count (Morohashi) (kRSKanWa) 27.10
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 27.10
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 廚
Specialized Semantic Variant (kSpecializedSemanticVariant) 𢊍
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 12
Traditional Variant (kTraditionalVariant) 廚
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0158.020:chú
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) 厨
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) 厨
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)