U+55A8 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 wail, cry, yell; neigh. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is liàng.

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+55A8 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 A8
UTF-16 55 A8
UTF-32 00 00 55 A8
URL-Quoted %E5%96%A8
HTML-Escape 喨
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 喨
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D3 CA
Pīnyīn liàng
IRG_GSource G3-3672
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J0-534A
IRG_KPSource KP1-3A2
IRG_KSource K1-5E35
IRG_TSource T2-3A4B
BigFive D867
CCCII 217126
CNS1986 2-3A4B
CNS1992 2-3A4B
EACC 217126
GB3 2282
Jis0 5142
KPS1 3A23
KSC1 6221
TaiwanTelegraph 8176
Xerox 270:121


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-55A8
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) 喨
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 喨
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 喨
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 喨
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 喨
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 喨
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 喨
Case Folding (cf) 喨
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 喨
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) 喨
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) BTJ
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G3-3672
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-534A
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-3A2
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-5E35
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-3A4B
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0421.190
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 03978
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10659.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0200.050
kBigFive (kBigFive) D867
kCangjie (kCangjie) RYRU
kCantonese (kCantonese) loeng6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 217126
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-3A4B
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-3A4B
kCowles (kCowles) 2328
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0421.190
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) wail, cry, yell; neigh
kEACC (kEACC) 217126
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6001.7
kGB3 (kGB3) 2282
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10659.010
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10659.010:liàng
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) HOGARAKA
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) RYOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 5142
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0200.050
kKorean (kKorean) LYANG
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 3A23
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 6221
kMandarin (kMandarin) liàng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 3950
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1551b
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 03978
kNelson (kNelson) 0944
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 800
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4413+30.3.9
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.9
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.9
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 哴
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 8176
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 12
kXerox (kXerox) 270:121
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0710.010:liàng
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) 喨
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) 喨
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)