U+53DF 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; elder. 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. The glyph can, under circumstances, be confused with 1 other glyphs. In text U+53DF 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 9F
UTF-16 53 DF
UTF-32 00 00 53 DF
URL-Quoted %E5%8F%9F
HTML-Escape 叟
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 叟
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D2 D7
Pīnyīn sǒu
IRG_GSource G0-5B45
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-5257
IRG_KPSource KP1-391
IRG_KSource K1-6529
IRG_TSource T1-5451
BigFive ADEE
CCCII 213529
CNS1986 1-5451
CNS1992 1-5451
EACC 213529
GB0 5937
GB1 5937
Jis0 5055
KPS1 3914
KSC1 6909
MainlandTelegraph 0652
TaiwanTelegraph 0652
Xerox 246:311

Related Characters



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) 叟
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 叟
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 叟
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 叟
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 叟
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 叟
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 叟
Case Folding (cf) 叟
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 叟
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) 叟
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) G0-5B45
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-5257
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-391
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-6529
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-5451
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0378.130
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 03176
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10399.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0166.210
kBigFive (kBigFive) ADEE
kCangjie (kCangjie) HXLE
kCantonese (kCantonese) sau2
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213529
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 237.201
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-5451
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-5451
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0378.130
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) old man; elder
kEACC (kEACC) 213529
kFenn (kFenn) 681B
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 473.06
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 7740.7
kGB0 (kGB0) 5937
kGB1 (kGB1) 5937
kGSR (kGSR) 1097b
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10399.010
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10399.010:sōu,sǒu,xiāo
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0471
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) OKINA
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SOU SHUU
kJis0 (kJis0) 5055
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0166.210
kKorean (kKorean) SWU
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 3914
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 6909
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0652
kMandarin (kMandarin) sǒu
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5470
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2559a
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 03176
kNelson (kNelson) 0863
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1143 1519
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4332+29.2.7 V+14111+29.2.8
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 29.8
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 29.8
kSBGY (kSBGY) 326.44
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 傁叜
Specialized Semantic Variant (kSpecializedSemanticVariant) 墰
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0652
kTang (kTang) *sǒu
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 9
kXerox (kXerox) 246:311
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1094.040:sǒu
z Variant (kZVariant) 叜
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) 叟
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) 叟
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)