U+55B3 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 whispering. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is chā.

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+55B3 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 B3
UTF-16 55 B3
UTF-32 00 00 55 B3
URL-Quoted %E5%96%B3
HTML-Escape 喳
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 喳
Pīnyīn chā
IRG_GSource G0-547B
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_KSource K2-2825
IRG_TSource T1-5E4B
BigFive B3E5
CCCII 213664
CNS1986 1-5E4B
CNS1992 1-5E4B
EACC 213664
GB0 5291
GB1 5291
TaiwanTelegraph 0000
Xerox 263:274

Related Characters



Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-55B3
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) 喳
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 喳
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 喳
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 喳
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 喳
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 喳
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 喳
Case Folding (cf) 喳
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 喳
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) 喳
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) G0-547B
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-2825
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-5E4B
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0424.030
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 04022
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10651.020
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0201.121
kBigFive (kBigFive) B3E5
kCangjie (kCangjie) RDAM
kCantonese (kCantonese) caa1 caa4 zaa1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213664
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 287.115
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-5E4B
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-5E4B
kCowles (kCowles) 407
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0424.030
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) whispering
kEACC (kEACC) 213664
kFenn (kFenn) 793G
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 6.01 8.05
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6401.6
kGB0 (kGB0) 5291
kGB1 (kGB1) 5291
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 5
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10651.020
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10651.020:zhā,zha
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0627
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) SAWAGU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SA
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0201.121
kKorean (kKorean) SA
kLau (kLau) 1269
kMandarin (kMandarin) zhā
kMatthews (kMatthews) 68
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 61
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 04022
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 13
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.9
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.9
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0000
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 12
kXerox (kXerox) 263:274
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0111.060:chā 1447.070:zhā
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) 喳
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) 喳
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)