U+55B1 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 gramme; syllable. 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+55B1 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 B1
UTF-16 55 B1
UTF-32 00 00 55 B1
URL-Quoted %E5%96%B1
HTML-Escape 喱
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 喱
IRG_GSource G0-602C
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_KSource K2-2823
IRG_TSource T1-5E53
BigFive B3ED
CCCII 213667
CNS1986 1-5E53
CNS1992 1-5E53
EACC 213667
GB0 6412
GB1 6412
MainlandTelegraph 5070
Xerox 317:271


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-55B1
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) 喱
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 喱
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 喱
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 喱
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 喱
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 喱
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 喱
Case Folding (cf) 喱
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 喱
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) 喱
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) G0-602C
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-2823
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-5E53
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0423.180
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 04019
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10652.020
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0201.121
kBigFive (kBigFive) B3ED
kCangjie (kCangjie) RMWG
kCantonese (kCantonese) lei1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213667
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 287.201
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-5E53
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-5E53
kCowles (kCowles) 2273
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0423.180
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) gramme; syllable
kEACC (kEACC) 213667
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6101.4
kGB0 (kGB0) 6412
kGB1 (kGB1) 6412
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 5
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10652.020
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10652.020:lí
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0628
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) RI
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0201.121
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 5070
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1511
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 04019
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 787
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.9
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.9
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 12
kXerox (kXerox) 317:271
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0692.010:lí
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) 喱
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) 喱
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)