U+53C5 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 to counsel, to consult together; to take part in; to intervene. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is cān.

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+53C5 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 8F 85
UTF-16 53 C5
UTF-32 00 00 53 C5
URL-Quoted %E5%8F%85
HTML-Escape 叅
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 叅
Pīnyīn cān
IRG_GSource GE-242D
IRG_HSource H-FA
IRG_JSource J1-3458
IRG_KPSource KP1-390
IRG_KSource K1-6E56
IRG_TSource T3-3A29
CCCII 216E37
CNS1986 E-3A29
CNS1992 3-3A29
Jis1 2056
KPS1 3902
KSC1 7854
TaiwanTelegraph 0640
Xerox 323:351


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-53C5
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) 叅
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 叅
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 叅
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 叅
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 叅
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 叅
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 叅
Case Folding (cf) 叅
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 叅
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) 叅
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
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) GE-242D
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) H-FA
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J1-3458
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-390
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-6E56
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T3-3A29
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0374.020
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 03100
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10389.050
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0164.310
kCangjie (kCangjie) IIIP
kCantonese (kCantonese) caam1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 216E37
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 233.401
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) E-3A29
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 3-3A29
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0374.020
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) to counsel, to consult together; to take part in; to intervene
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 542.08 550.03
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10389.050
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) MAIRU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SAN
kJis1 (kJis1) 2056
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0164.310
kKorean (kKorean) CHAM
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 3902
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 7854
kMandarin (kMandarin) cān
kMatthews (kMatthews) 6685
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 03100
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 23
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+19218+28.2.10 C+19218+61.4.8
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 28.10
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 28.10
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 參
Specialized Semantic Variant (kSpecializedSemanticVariant) 參
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0640
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 12
kXerox (kXerox) 323:351
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) 叅
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) 叅
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)