U+559C 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 like, love, enjoy; joyful thing. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is x.

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+559C 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 9C
UTF-16 55 9C
UTF-32 00 00 55 9C
URL-Quoted %E5%96%9C
HTML-Escape 喜
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 喜
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) FD EC
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B4 EE
Pīnyīn x
IRG_GSource G0-4F32
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-346E
IRG_KPSource KP0-F5F
IRG_KSource K0-7D6C
IRG_TSource T1-5E45
IRG_VSource V1-4F5
BigFive B3DF
CCCII 213661
CNS1986 1-5E45
CNS1992 1-5E45
EACC 213661
GB0 4718
GB1 4718
Jis0 2078
KSC0 9376
MainlandTelegraph 0823
TaiwanTelegraph 0823
Xerox 242:275


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-559C
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) 喜
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 喜
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 喜
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 喜
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 喜
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 喜
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 喜
Case Folding (cf) 喜
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 喜
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) 喜
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) G0-4F32
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-346E
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-F5F
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-7D6C
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-5E45
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4F5
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0420.290
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 03957
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10649.020
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0199.050
kBigFive (kBigFive) B3DF
kCangjie (kCangjie) GRTR
kCantonese (kCantonese) hei2
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213661
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 283.603
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-5E45
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-5E45
kCowles (kCowles) 1030
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0420.290
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) like, love, enjoy; joyful thing
kEACC (kEACC) 213661
kFenn (kFenn) 739B
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 161.08 162.01
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4060.1
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB0 (kGB0) 4718
kGB1 (kGB1) 4718
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 1
kGSR (kGSR) 0955a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10649.020
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) xǐ(459)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10649.020:xǐ,xī,chì
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0621
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) YOROKOBU YOROKOBI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KI SHI
kJis0 (kJis0) 2078
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0199.050
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 129
kKorean (kKorean) HUY
kKPS0 (kKPS0) F5FE
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 9376
kLau (kLau) 1155
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0823
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 2434
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 695
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 03957
kNelson (kNelson) 0265 1115
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 455
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1578+30.3.9 C+1578+33.3.9 V+20091+30.3.9 V+20091+33.3.9
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.9
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.9
kSBGY (kSBGY) 251.12
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 憙
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0823
kTang (kTang) *xiə̌
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 12
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) hỉ
kXerox (kXerox) 242:275
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1233.080:xǐ
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) 喜
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) 喜
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)