U+556B 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 (Cant.) interjection of warning; phonetic; penis. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is zhě.

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+556B 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 AB
UTF-16 55 6B
UTF-32 00 00 55 6B
URL-Quoted %E5%95%AB
HTML-Escape 啫
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 啫
Pīnyīn zhě
IRG_GSource GH-1222
IRG_HSource H-94
IRG_KPSource KP1-3A2
IRG_TSource T3-6457
IRG_VSource V0-323
CCCII 217063
CNS1986 E-6457
CNS1992 3-6457
PseudoGB1 9215
Xerox 324:301


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-556B
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) 啫
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 啫
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 啫
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 啫
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 啫
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 啫
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 啫
Case Folding (cf) 啫
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 啫
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) 啫
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) BHM
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) GH-1222
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) H-94
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-3A2
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T3-6457
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V0-323
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10636.041
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0201.121
kCangjie (kCangjie) RJKA
kCantonese (kCantonese) ze1 ze2 ze3 zek1 zoe1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 217063
kCheungBauer (kCheungBauer) 030/08;RJKA;ze1,zek1,zoe1
kCheungBauerIndex (kCheungBauerIndex) 365.03 365.04 365.05 365.06 370.01 370.02
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) E-6457
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 3-6457
kCowles (kCowles) 168.5 173
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) (Cant.) interjection of warning; phonetic; penis
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10636.041
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0196.261
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 3A2B
kLau (kLau) 1365
kMandarin (kMandarin) zhě
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 187 192
kPseudoGB1 (kPseudoGB1) 9215
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.9
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 11
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) gia
kXerox (kXerox) 324:301
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) 啫
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) 啫
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)