U+55AB 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 eat; drink; suffer, endure, bear. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is chī.

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. The glyph can, under circumstances, be confused with 1 other glyphs. In text U+55AB 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 AB
UTF-16 55 AB
UTF-32 00 00 55 AB
URL-Quoted %E5%96%AB
HTML-Escape 喫
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 喫
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) D1 D2
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B5 CA
Pīnyīn chī
IRG_GSource GE-2467
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-354A
IRG_KPSource KP0-D2F
IRG_KSource K0-5152
IRG_TSource T1-5E56
IRG_VSource V0-324
BigFive B3F0
CCCII 21712B
CNS1986 1-5E56
CNS1992 1-5E56
EACC 2D3547
Jis0 2142
KSC0 4950
TaiwanTelegraph 0848
Xerox 322:102

Related Characters



Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
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) 喫
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 喫
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 喫
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 喫
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 喫
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 喫
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 喫
Case Folding (cf) 喫
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 喫
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) 喫
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) ATJ
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) GE-2467
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-354A
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-D2F
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-5152
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-5E56
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V0-324
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0422.030
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 03987'
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10648.070
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0200.190
kBigFive (kBigFive) B3F0
kCangjie (kCangjie) RQHK
kCantonese (kCantonese) hek3 jaak3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21712B
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 284.401
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-5E56
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-5E56
kCowles (kCowles) 5085
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0422.030
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) eat; drink; suffer, endure, bear
kEACC (kEACC) 2D3547
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 71.12
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6703.4
kGSR (kGSR) 0279h
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10648.070
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10648.070:chī,kài
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KUU NOMU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KITSU KEKI
kJis0 (kJis0) 2142
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0200.190
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 335
kKorean (kKorean) KKIK
kKPS0 (kKPS0) D2F6
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 4950
kLau (kLau) 1162 3305
kMandarin (kMandarin) chī
kMatthews (kMatthews) 1047
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3798
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 03987'
kNelson (kNelson) 0961
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 564
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1636+30.3.9 V+13707+30.3.9 V+20092+30.3.9
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.9
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.9
kSBGY (kSBGY) 523.01
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 吃
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0848
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 12
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) khịt
kXerox (kXerox) 322:102
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0141.071:chī
z Variant (kZVariant) 吃
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) 喫
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) 喫
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)