U+55B0 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 eat, drink. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is cān.

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+55B0 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 B0
UTF-16 55 B0
UTF-32 00 00 55 B0
URL-Quoted %E5%96%B0
HTML-Escape 喰
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 喰
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B6 F4
Pīnyīn cān
IRG_GSource GE-2468
IRG_HSource H-91
IRG_JSource J0-3674
IRG_KSource K1-656A
IRG_TSource TF-3971
EACC 396074
HKSCS 9148
Jis0 2284
KSC1 6974


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-55B0
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) 喰
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 喰
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 喰
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 喰
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 喰
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 喰
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 喰
Case Folding (cf) 喰
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 喰
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) 喰
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) AJ
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) GE-2468
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) H-91
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3674
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-656A
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) TF-3971
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0424.060
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 04015
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10658.040
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0201.121
kCangjie (kCangjie) ROIV
kCantonese (kCantonese) caan1
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0424.060
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) to eat, drink
kEACC (kEACC) 396074
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6803.2
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10658.040
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10658.040:cān,sūn,qī
kHKSCS (kHKSCS) 9148
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KUU KUI
kJis0 (kJis0) 2284
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0201.121
kKorean (kKorean) SIK
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 6974
kMandarin (kMandarin) cān
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 04015
kNelson (kNelson) 0955
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1772+30.3.9 V+7664+30.3.9
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.9
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.9
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 12
z Variant (kZVariant) 餐
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) 喰
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) 喰
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)