U+553E 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 spit, spit on; saliva. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is tu.

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+553E 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 BE
UTF-16 55 3E
UTF-32 00 00 55 3E
URL-Quoted %E5%94%BE
HTML-Escape 唾
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 唾
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) F6 E4
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) C2 C3
Pīnyīn tu
IRG_GSource G0-4D59
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-4243
IRG_KSource K0-7664
IRG_TSource T1-5E4E
IRG_VSource V1-4F4
BigFive B3E8
CCCII 213653
CNS1986 1-5E4E
CNS1992 1-5E4E
EACC 213653
GB0 4557
GB1 4557
Jis0 3435
KSC0 8668
MainlandTelegraph 0790
TaiwanTelegraph 0790
Xerox 257:163


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-553E
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) 唾
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 唾
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 唾
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 唾
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 唾
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 唾
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 唾
Case Folding (cf) 唾
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 唾
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) 唾
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) G0-4D59
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-4243
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-EFE
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-7664
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-5E4E
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4F4
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0414.200
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 03785
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10641.140
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0194.140
kBigFive (kBigFive) B3E8
kCangjie (kCangjie) RHJM
kCantonese (kCantonese) to3 toe3 toe5
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213653
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 277.505
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-5E4E
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-5E4E
kCowles (kCowles) 4348 4406
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0414.200
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) spit, spit on; saliva
kEACC (kEACC) 213653
kFenn (kFenn) 26E
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 533.05 571.04
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6201.4
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB0 (kGB0) 4557
kGB1 (kGB1) 4557
kGSR (kGSR) 0031m
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10641.140
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) tuò(14)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10641.140:tuò
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0635
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) TSUBA
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) DA
kJis0 (kJis0) 3435
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0194.140
kKorean (kKorean) THA
kKPS0 (kKPS0) EFE9
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 8668
kLau (kLau) 3100
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0790
kMandarin (kMandarin) tuò
kMatthews (kMatthews) 6458
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3174 3182
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 03785
kNelson (kNelson) 0938
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1255
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2851+30.3.8
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.8
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.8 30.9
kSBGY (kSBGY) 420.26
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 涶
Specialized Semantic Variant (kSpecializedSemanticVariant) 涶
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0790
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 11
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) thoá
kXerox (kXerox) 257:163
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1175.010:tuò
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) 唾
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) 唾
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)