U+5531 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 sing, chant, call; ditty, song. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is ch.

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+5531 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 94 B1
UTF-16 55 31
UTF-32 00 00 55 31
URL-Quoted %E5%94%B1
HTML-Escape 唱
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 唱
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) F3 DD
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) BE A7
Pīnyīn ch
IRG_GSource G0-332A
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3E27
IRG_KSource K0-735D
IRG_TSource T1-5940
IRG_VSource V1-4F4
BigFive B0DB
CCCII 21364F
CNS1986 1-5940
CNS1992 1-5940
EACC 21364F
GB0 1910
GB1 1910
Jis0 3007
KSC0 8361
MainlandTelegraph 0788
TaiwanTelegraph 0788
Xerox 243:373


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5531
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) 唱
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 唱
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 唱
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 唱
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 唱
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 唱
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 唱
Case Folding (cf) 唱
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 唱
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) 唱
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) G0-332A
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3E27
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-ECE
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-735D
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-5940
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4F4
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0414.010
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 03765
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10640.080
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0193.210
kBigFive (kBigFive) B0DB
kCangjie (kCangjie) RAA
kCantonese (kCantonese) coeng3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21364F
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 277.401
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-5940
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-5940
kCowles (kCowles) 507
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0414.010
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) sing, chant, call; ditty, song
kEACC (kEACC) 21364F
kFenn (kFenn) 803B
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 18.10
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6606.0
kFrequency (kFrequency) 3
kGB0 (kGB0) 1910
kGB1 (kGB1) 1910
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 1
kGSR (kGSR) 0724d
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10640.080
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) chàng(433)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10640.080:chàng
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0605
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) TONAERU UTAU UTA
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 3007
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0193.210
kKorean (kKorean) CHANG
kKPS0 (kKPS0) ECE0
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 8361
kLau (kLau) 264
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0788
kMandarin (kMandarin) chàng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 208
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 221
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 03765
kNelson (kNelson) 0941
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 119
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2447+30.3.8
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.8
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.8
kSBGY (kSBGY) 426.12
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0788
kTang (kTang) *chiɑ̀ng
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 11
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) xướng
kXerox (kXerox) 243:373
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0124.060:chàng
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) 唱
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) 唱
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)