U+5588 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 music; melody. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is jiē.

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+5588 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 96 88
UTF-16 55 88
UTF-32 00 00 55 88
URL-Quoted %E5%96%88
HTML-Escape 喈
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 喈
Pīnyīn jiē
IRG_GSource G0-602E
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J4-242D
IRG_KPSource KP1-3A1
IRG_KSource K2-2772
IRG_TSource T2-3A52
BigFive D86E
CCCII 217134
CNS1986 2-3A52
CNS1992 2-3A52
EACC 217134
GB0 6414
GB1 6414
JIS0213 2,04,13
Jis1 2173
MainlandTelegraph 0813
TaiwanTelegraph 0813
Xerox 277:247


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5588
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) 喈
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 喈
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 喈
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 喈
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 喈
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 喈
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 喈
Case Folding (cf) 喈
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 喈
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) 喈
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
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G0-602E
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J4-242D
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-3A1
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-2772
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-3A52
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0419.060
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 03910
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10652.120
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0197.280
kBigFive (kBigFive) D86E
kCangjie (kCangjie) RPPA
kCantonese (kCantonese) gaai1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 217134
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 283.301
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-3A52
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-3A52
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0419.060
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) music; melody
kEACC (kEACC) 217134
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6106.1
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB0 (kGB0) 6414
kGB1 (kGB1) 6414
kGSR (kGSR) 0599c
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10652.120
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10652.120:jiē,xiè
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KAI
kJIS0213 (kJIS0213) 2,04,13
kJis1 (kJis1) 2173
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0197.280
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 364
kKorean (kKorean) KAY
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 3A1A
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0813
kMandarin (kMandarin) jiē
kMatthews (kMatthews) 622
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 945b
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 03910
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 537
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+14394+30.3.9
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.9
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.9
kSBGY (kSBGY) 094.13
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0813
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 12
kXerox (kXerox) 277:247
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0575.050:jiē
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) 喈
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) 喈
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)