U+540E 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 queen, empress, sovereign; (simp. for 後) behind, rear, after. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is ho.

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+540E 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 90 8E
UTF-16 54 0E
UTF-32 00 00 54 0E
URL-Quoted %E5%90%8E
HTML-Escape 后
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 后
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) FD A8
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B9 A1
Pīnyīn ho
IRG_GSource G0-3A73
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3921
IRG_KPSource KP0-F4E
IRG_KSource K0-7D28
IRG_TSource T1-475B
IRG_VSource V1-4E4
BigFive A65A
CCCII 21354C
CNS1986 1-475B
CNS1992 1-475B
EACC 273D65
GB0 2683
GB1 6565
Jis0 2501
KSC0 9308
MainlandTelegraph 0683
TaiwanTelegraph 0683
Xerox 254:055


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-540E
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) 后
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 后
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 后
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 后
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 后
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 后
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 后
Case Folding (cf) 后
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 后
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) 后
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) G0-3A73
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3921
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-F4E
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-7D28
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-475B
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4E4
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0393.010
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 03298
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10580.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0176.010
kBigFive (kBigFive) A65A
kCangjie (kCangjie) HMR
kCantonese (kCantonese) hau6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21354C
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 255.401
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-475B
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-475B
kCowles (kCowles) 1016
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0393.010
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) queen, empress, sovereign; (simp. for 後) behind, rear, after
kEACC (kEACC) 273D65
kFenn (kFenn) 721F
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 158.03
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 7226.1
kFrequency (kFrequency) 4
kGB0 (kGB0) 2683
kGB1 (kGB1) 6565
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 3
kGSR (kGSR) 0112a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10580.010
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) hoù(4342)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10580.010:hòu
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0504
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KIMI KISAKI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KOU GO
kJis0 (kJis0) 2501
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0176.010
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 78
kKorean (kKorean) HWU
kKPS0 (kKPS0) F4E4
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 9308
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0683
kMandarin (kMandarin) hòu
kMatthews (kMatthews) 2144
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 687a
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 03298
kNelson (kNelson) 0181
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 445 449
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1971+30.3.3
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.3
Radical Stroke Count (Morohashi) (kRSKanWa) 30.3
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.3
kSBGY (kSBGY) 325.15 437.34
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 后
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0683
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 6
Traditional Variant (kTraditionalVariant) 后 後
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) hậu
kXerox (kXerox) 254:055
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0468.010:hòu
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) 后
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) 后
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)