U+554F 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 ask (about), inquire after. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is w.

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+554F 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 95 8F
UTF-16 55 4F
UTF-32 00 00 55 4F
URL-Quoted %E5%95%8F
HTML-Escape 問
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 問
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) D9 FD
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) CC E4
Pīnyīn w
IRG_GSource G1-4E4A
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-4C64
IRG_KSource K0-597D
IRG_TSource T1-5942
IRG_VSource V2-8A7
BigFive B0DD
CCCII 213648
CNS1986 1-5942
CNS1992 1-5942
EACC 213648
GB1 4642
Jis0 4468
KSC0 5793
TaiwanTelegraph 0795
Xerox 241:174

Related Characters

  • ㉄


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-554F
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) 問
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 問
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 問
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 問
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 問
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 問
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 問
Case Folding (cf) 問
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 問
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) 問
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) ATJ
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G1-4E4A
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-4C64
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-DBE
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-597D
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-5942
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V2-8A7
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0416.100
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 03814
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 74284.030
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0195.100
kBigFive (kBigFive) B0DD
kCangjie (kCangjie) ANR
kCantonese (kCantonese) man6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213648
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 279.303
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-5942
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-5942
kCowles (kCowles) 2629
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0416.100
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) ask (about), inquire after
kEACC (kEACC) 213648
kFenn (kFenn) 635A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 603.02
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 7760.7
kFrequency (kFrequency) 1
kGB1 (kGB1) 4642
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 1
kGSR (kGSR) 0441g
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 74284.030
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) wèn(2838) wen(54)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 74284.030:wèn
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0606
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) TOU TON
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) MON BUN
kJis0 (kJis0) 4468
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0195.100
kKorean (kKorean) MWUN
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 5793
kLau (kLau) 2098
kMandarin (kMandarin) wèn
kMatthews (kMatthews) 7141
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1785
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 03814
kNelson (kNelson) 4944
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 929
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+3824+30.3.8 C+3824+169.8.3
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.8
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.8
kSBGY (kSBGY) 395.31
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 问
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0795
kTang (kTang) *miə̀n
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 11
kXerox (kXerox) 241:174
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) 問
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) 問
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)