U+53EC 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 imperial decree; summon. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is zh.

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+53EC 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 AC
UTF-16 53 EC
UTF-32 00 00 53 EC
URL-Quoted %E5%8F%AC
HTML-Escape 召
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 召
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) E1 AF
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) BE A4
Pīnyīn zh
IRG_GSource G0-5559
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3E24
IRG_KPSource KP0-E2F
IRG_KSource K0-612F
IRG_TSource T1-462E
IRG_VSource V1-4E3
BigFive A56C
CCCII 213536
CNS1986 1-462E
CNS1992 1-462E
EACC 213536
GB0 5357
GB1 5357
Jis0 3004
KSC0 6515
MainlandTelegraph 0664
TaiwanTelegraph 0664
Xerox 250:366


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) 召
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 召
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 召
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 召
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 召
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 召
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 召
Case Folding (cf) 召
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 召
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) 召
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) G0-5559
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3E24
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E2F
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-612F
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-462E
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4E3
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0383.030
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 03241
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10574.030
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0172.070
kBigFive (kBigFive) A56C
kCangjie (kCangjie) SHR
kCantonese (kCantonese) siu6 ziu6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213536
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 243.501
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-462E
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-462E
kCowles (kCowles) 293
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0383.030
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) imperial decree; summon
kEACC (kEACC) 213536
kFenn (kFenn) 715D
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 20.06
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 1760.2
kFrequency (kFrequency) 4
kGB0 (kGB0) 5357
kGB1 (kGB1) 5357
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 4
kGSR (kGSR) 1131e
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10574.030
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) zhào(235)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10574.030:zhào,shào
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0478
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) MESU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 3004
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0172.070
kKorean (kKorean) SO CO
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E2FA
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6515
kLau (kLau) 1524
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0664
kMandarin (kMandarin) zhào
kMatthews (kMatthews) 234
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 317
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 03241
kNelson (kNelson) 0668
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 219 1353
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2444+18.2.3 C+2444+30.3.2
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.2
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.2
kSBGY (kSBGY) 414.01 414.03
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0664
kTang (kTang) djhiɛ̀u
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 5
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) chịu
kXerox (kXerox) 250:366
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1009.060:shào 1461.040:zhào
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) 召
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) 召
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)