U+542D 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 throat. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is k.

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+542D 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 AD
UTF-16 54 2D
UTF-32 00 00 54 2D
URL-Quoted %E5%90%AD
HTML-Escape 吭
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 吭
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D2 E2
Pīnyīn k
IRG_GSource G0-3F54
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-5262
IRG_KPSource KP1-395
IRG_KSource K2-2646
IRG_TSource T1-493E
BigFive A75C
CCCII 21354D
CNS1986 1-493E
CNS1992 1-493E
EACC 21354D
GB0 3152
GB1 3152
Jis0 5066
KPS1 395B
MainlandTelegraph 0699
TaiwanTelegraph 0699
Xerox 264:074


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-542D
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) 吭
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 吭
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 吭
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 吭
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 吭
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 吭
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 吭
Case Folding (cf) 吭
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 吭
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) 吭
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) G0-3F54
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-5262
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-395
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-2646
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-493E
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0396.030
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 03353
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10594.050
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0178.170
kBigFive (kBigFive) A75C
kCangjie (kCangjie) RYHN
kCantonese (kCantonese) haang1 hong4
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21354D
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 262.202
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-493E
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-493E
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0396.030
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) throat
kEACC (kEACC) 21354D
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6001.7
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB0 (kGB0) 3152
kGB1 (kGB1) 3152
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10594.050
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) kēng(10)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10594.050:háng,hàng,kēng
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0508
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) NODO
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 5066
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0178.170
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 305
kKorean (kKorean) HANG
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 395B
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0699
kMandarin (kMandarin) kēng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 2055
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 799a
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 03353
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 660
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4343+30.3.4
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.4
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.4
kSBGY (kSBGY) 182.54 314.13 427.21
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0699
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 7
kXerox (kXerox) 264:074
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0442.050:háng 0645.070:kēng
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) 吭
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) 吭
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)