U+53E8 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 talkative; quarrelous. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is dāo.

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+53E8 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 A8
UTF-16 53 E8
UTF-32 00 00 53 E8
URL-Quoted %E5%8F%A8
HTML-Escape 叨
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 叨
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D2 DB
Pīnyīn dāo
IRG_GSource G0-5F36
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-525B
IRG_KPSource KP1-392
IRG_KSource K1-5D37
IRG_TSource T1-4631
IRG_VSource V2-8A6
BigFive A56F
CCCII 213534
CNS1986 1-4631
CNS1992 1-4631
EACC 213534
GB0 6322
GB1 6322
Jis0 5059
KPS1 3920
KSC1 6123
MainlandTelegraph 0660
TaiwanTelegraph 0660
Xerox 253:275


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-53E8
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) 叨
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 叨
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 叨
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 叨
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 叨
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 叨
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 叨
Case Folding (cf) 叨
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 叨
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) 叨
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) G0-5F36
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-525B
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-392
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-5D37
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4631
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V2-8A6
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0382.050
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 03237
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10574.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0172.030
kBigFive (kBigFive) A56F
kCangjie (kCangjie) RSH
kCantonese (kCantonese) dou1 tou1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213534
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 243.203
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4631
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4631
kCowles (kCowles) 4379
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0382.050
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) talkative; quarrelous
kEACC (kEACC) 213534
kFenn (kFenn) 219G
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 500.08 503.06
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6702.0
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB0 (kGB0) 6322
kGB1 (kGB1) 6322
kGSR (kGSR) 1131d
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10574.010
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10574.010:tāo,dāo
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0481
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) MIDARINI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) TOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 5059
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0172.030
kKorean (kKorean) TO
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 3920
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 6123
kLau (kLau) 3078
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0660
kMandarin (kMandarin) dāo
kMatthews (kMatthews) 6141
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3153
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 03237
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1353
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4336+18.2.3 C+4336+30.3.2
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.2
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.2
kSBGY (kSBGY) 156.23
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 饕
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0660
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 5
kXerox (kXerox) 253:275
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0217.070:dāo 0218.020:dáo 1121.020:tāo
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) 叨
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) 叨
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)