U+542E 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 suck with mouth, sip, lick. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is shǔn.

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+542E 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 AE
UTF-16 54 2E
UTF-32 00 00 54 2E
URL-Quoted %E5%90%AE
HTML-Escape 吮
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 吮
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D2 E4
Pīnyīn shǔn
IRG_GSource G0-4B31
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-5264
IRG_KPSource KP1-396
IRG_KSource K1-6B74
IRG_TSource T1-494F
IRG_VSource V2-8A6
BigFive A76D
CCCII 21355E
CNS1986 1-494F
CNS1992 1-494F
EACC 21355E
GB0 4317
GB1 4317
Jis0 5068
KPS1 3960
KSC1 7584
MainlandTelegraph 0700
TaiwanTelegraph 0700
Xerox 272:161


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-542E
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) 吮
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 吮
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 吮
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 吮
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 吮
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 吮
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 吮
Case Folding (cf) 吮
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 吮
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) 吮
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) G0-4B31
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-5264
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-396
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-6B74
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-494F
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V2-8A6
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0396.060
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 03356
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10597.040
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0178.200
kBigFive (kBigFive) A76D
kCangjie (kCangjie) RIHU
kCantonese (kCantonese) syun5
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21355E
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 263.301
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-494F
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-494F
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0396.060
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) suck with mouth, sip, lick
kEACC (kEACC) 21355E
kFenn (kFenn) 869H
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 562.05
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6301.0
kGB0 (kGB0) 4317
kGB1 (kGB1) 4317
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 2
kGSR (kGSR) 0468m
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10597.040
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10597.040:shǔn
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0531
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) SUU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SEN SHUN
kJis0 (kJis0) 5068
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0178.200
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 293
kKorean (kKorean) CEN
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 3960
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 7584
kLau (kLau) 2929
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0700
kMandarin (kMandarin) shǔn
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5929
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2774a
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 03356
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1444
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4345+30.3.4
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.4
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.4
kSBGY (kSBGY) 278.16 293.16
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0700
kTang (kTang) jhuǐn
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 7
kXerox (kXerox) 272:161
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1081.020:shǔn
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) 吮
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) 吮
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)