U+53D8 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 change, transform, alter; rebel. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is bi.

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+53D8 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 98
UTF-16 53 D8
UTF-32 00 00 53 D8
URL-Quoted %E5%8F%98
HTML-Escape 变
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 变
Pīnyīn bi
IRG_GSource G0-3164
IRG_HSource H-89
CCCII 27594B
EACC 27594B
GB0 1768
MainlandTelegraph 6239


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-53D8
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) 变
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 变
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 变
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 变
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 变
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 变
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 变
Case Folding (cf) 变
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 变
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) 变
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) G0-3164
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) H-89
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10397.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0166.071
kCangjie (kCangjie) YCE
kCantonese (kCantonese) bin3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 27594B
kCowles (kCowles) 3294
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) change, transform, alter; rebel
kEACC (kEACC) 27594B
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 409.03
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 0040
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB0 (kGB0) 1768
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10397.010
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) biàn(1669)
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KAWARU KAERU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) HEN
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0166.071
kKorean (kKorean) PYEN
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 6239
kMandarin (kMandarin) biàn
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5245
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2361
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 29.6
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 29.6
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 變
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 8
Traditional Variant (kTraditionalVariant) 變
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0066.070:biàn
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) 变
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) 变
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)