U+559E 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 chirping of insects; pump. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is .

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+559E 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 9E
UTF-16 55 9E
UTF-32 00 00 55 9E
URL-Quoted %E5%96%9E
HTML-Escape 喞
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 喞
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D3 C4
IRG_GSource GE-2465
IRG_JSource J0-5344
IRG_KPSource KP1-3A3
IRG_KSource K1-6D72
IRG_TSource T3-3A40
CNS1986 E-3A40
CNS1992 3-3A40
EACC 39365E
Jis0 5136
KPS1 3A30
KSC1 7782


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-559E
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) 喞
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 喞
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 喞
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 喞
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 喞
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 喞
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 喞
Case Folding (cf) 喞
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 喞
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) 喞
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) GE-2465
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-5344
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-3A3
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-6D72
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T3-3A40
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0421.040
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 03961
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10657.031
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0199.120
kCangjie (kCangjie) RHPL
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 284.301
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) E-3A40
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 3-3A40
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0421.040
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) chirping of insects; pump
kEACC (kEACC) 39365E
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6702.0
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10657.031
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KAKOTSU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SOKU SHOKU
kJis0 (kJis0) 5136
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0199.120
kKorean (kKorean) CUL CIK
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 3A30
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 7782
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 496
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 03961
kNelson (kNelson) 0950
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4407+30.3.9
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.9
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.9
kTang (kTang) tziək
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 12
z Variant (kZVariant) 唧
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) 喞
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) 喞
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)