U+558C 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 syllable. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is zhōu.

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+558C 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 8C
UTF-16 55 8C
UTF-32 00 00 55 8C
URL-Quoted %E5%96%8C
HTML-Escape 喌
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 喌
Pīnyīn zhōu
IRG_GSource G5-387B
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_KPSource KP1-3A2
IRG_KSource K2-2773
IRG_TSource T2-3A5A
BigFive D876
CCCII 217140
CNS1986 2-3A5A
CNS1992 2-3A5A
GB5 2491
TaiwanTelegraph 8175
Xerox 310:315


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-558C
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) 喌
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 喌
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 喌
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 喌
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 喌
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 喌
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 喌
Case Folding (cf) 喌
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 喌
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) 喌
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) G5-387B
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-3A2
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-2773
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-3A5A
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0419.130
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 03918
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10655.030
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0198.020
kBigFive (kBigFive) D876
kCangjie (kCangjie) RRILL
kCantonese (kCantonese) zau1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 217140
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 286.601
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-3A5A
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-3A5A
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0419.130
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) syllable
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6632.0
kGB5 (kGB5) 2491
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10655.030
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10655.030:zhōu
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHUKU SHUU
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0198.020
kKorean (kKorean) CWU CWUK
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 3A2E
kMandarin (kMandarin) zhōu
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 03918
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.9
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.9
kSBGY (kSBGY) 206.20 456.26
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 8175
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 12
kXerox (kXerox) 310:315
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1504.020:zhōu
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) 喌
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) 喌
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)