U+5591 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 to be dumb; the sobbing of infants. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is yīn.

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+5591 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 91
UTF-16 55 91
UTF-32 00 00 55 91
URL-Quoted %E5%96%91
HTML-Escape 喑
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 喑
Pīnyīn yīn
IRG_GSource G0-6033
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J4-242E
IRG_KPSource KP1-3A4
IRG_KSource K1-6A3C
IRG_TSource T2-3A4A
IRG_VSource V0-323
BigFive D866
CCCII 217123
CNS1986 2-3A4A
CNS1992 2-3A4A
EACC 217123
GB0 6419
GB1 6419
JIS0213 2,04,14
Jis1 2176
KSC1 7428
MainlandTelegraph 0819
TaiwanTelegraph 0819
Xerox 302:124


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5591
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) 喑
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 喑
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 喑
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 喑
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 喑
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 喑
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 喑
Case Folding (cf) 喑
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 喑
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) 喑
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) BGH
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G0-6033
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J4-242E
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-3A4
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-6A3C
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-3A4A
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V0-323
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0420.060
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 03934
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10659.060
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0198.180
kBigFive (kBigFive) D866
kCangjie (kCangjie) RYTA
kCantonese (kCantonese) jam1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 217123
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 283.502
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-3A4A
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-3A4A
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0420.060
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) to be dumb; the sobbing of infants
kEACC (kEACC) 217123
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6006.1
kGB0 (kGB0) 6419
kGB1 (kGB1) 6419
kGSR (kGSR) 0653d
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10659.060
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10659.060:yīn,yǐn,yìn
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) OSHI SAKEBU ATSURUSAMA
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) IN ON AN
kJIS0213 (kJIS0213) 2,04,14
kJis1 (kJis1) 2176
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0198.180
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 277
kKorean (kKorean) UM
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 3A4E
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 7428
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0819
kMandarin (kMandarin) yīn
kMatthews (kMatthews) 7419
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3804b
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 03934
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1473
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+17376+30.3.9 C+17376+180.9.3
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.9
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.9
kSBGY (kSBGY) 220.15 222.06 441.12
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0819
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 12
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) ầm
kXerox (kXerox) 302:124
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1374.020:yīn
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) 喑
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) 喑
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)