U+557E 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 wailing of child; chirp. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is ji.

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+557E 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 BE
UTF-16 55 7E
UTF-32 00 00 55 7E
URL-Quoted %E5%95%BE
HTML-Escape 啾
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 啾
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D3 C2
Pīnyīn ji
IRG_GSource G0-6031
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-5342
IRG_KPSource KP1-3A3
IRG_KSource K1-703C
IRG_TSource T1-5E54
BigFive B3EE
CCCII 21366E
CNS1986 1-5E54
CNS1992 1-5E54
EACC 21366E
GB0 6417
GB1 6417
Jis0 5134
KPS1 3A36
KSC1 8028
MainlandTelegraph 0831
TaiwanTelegraph 0831
Xerox 277:246


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-557E
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) 啾
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 啾
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 啾
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 啾
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 啾
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 啾
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 啾
Case Folding (cf) 啾
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 啾
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) 啾
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) G0-6031
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-5342
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-3A3
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-703C
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-5E54
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0418.270
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 03892
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10656.100
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0197.070
kBigFive (kBigFive) B3EE
kCangjie (kCangjie) RHDF
kCantonese (kCantonese) zau1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21366E
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 281.301
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-5E54
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-5E54
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0418.270
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) wailing of child; chirp
kEACC (kEACC) 21366E
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6908.0
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB0 (kGB0) 6417
kGB1 (kGB1) 6417
kGSR (kGSR) 1092e
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10656.100
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) jiū(32)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10656.100:jiū
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0640
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) NAKU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHUU
kJis0 (kJis0) 5134
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0197.070
kKorean (kKorean) CHWU
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 3A36
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 8028
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0831
kMandarin (kMandarin) jiū
kMatthews (kMatthews) 1206
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3290c
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 03892
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 88
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4405+30.3.9
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.9
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.9
kSBGY (kSBGY) 205.26
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0831
kTang (kTang) *tziou
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 12
kXerox (kXerox) 277:246
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0605.010:jiū
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) 啾
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) 啾
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)