U+53DC 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 old man. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is sǒu.

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+53DC 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 9C
UTF-16 53 DC
UTF-32 00 00 53 DC
URL-Quoted %E5%8F%9C
HTML-Escape 叜
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 叜
Pīnyīn sǒu
IRG_GSource G5-353A
IRG_KPSource KP1-391
IRG_KSource K2-2630
IRG_TSource T3-2B4E
CCCII 333529
CNS1986 E-2B4E
CNS1992 3-2B4E
EACC 333529
GB5 2126
KPS1 3913


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
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) 叜
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 叜
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 叜
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 叜
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 叜
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 叜
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 叜
Case Folding (cf) 叜
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 叜
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) 叜
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) G5-353A
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-391
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-2630
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T3-2B4E
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0378.070
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 03167
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10398.030
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0166.130
kCangjie (kCangjie) JFE
kCCCII (kCCCII) 333529
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 237.103
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) E-2B4E
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 3-2B4E
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0378.070
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) old man
kEACC (kEACC) 333529
kGB5 (kGB5) 2126
kGSR (kGSR) 1097a
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10398.030
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0166.130
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 3913
kMandarin (kMandarin) sǒu
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5470
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 03167
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1141
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 29.7
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 29.7
kSBGY (kSBGY) 326.43
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 傁叟
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 9
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1094.041:sǒu
z Variant (kZVariant) 叟
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) 叜
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) 叜
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)