U+55B5 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 the mew of the cat. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is miāo.

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+55B5 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 B5
UTF-16 55 B5
UTF-32 00 00 55 B5
URL-Quoted %E5%96%B5
HTML-Escape 喵
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 喵
Pīnyīn miāo
IRG_GSource G0-5F77
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_TSource T2-3A54
IRG_VSource V0-324
BigFive D870
CCCII 217147
CNS1986 2-3A54
CNS1992 2-3A54
EACC 217147
GB0 6387
GB1 6387
Xerox 273:167


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-55B5
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) 喵
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 喵
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 喵
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 喵
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 喵
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 喵
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 喵
Case Folding (cf) 喵
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 喵
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) 喵
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) BGT
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G0-5F77
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-3A54
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V0-324
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 04024
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10637.060
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0201.121
kBigFive (kBigFive) D870
kCangjie (kCangjie) RTW
kCantonese (kCantonese) miu1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 217147
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-3A54
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-3A54
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) the mew of the cat
kEACC (kEACC) 217147
kFenn (kFenn) 817H
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 339.08
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6406.0
kFrequency (kFrequency) 4
kGB0 (kGB0) 6387
kGB1 (kGB1) 6387
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10637.060
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10637.060:miāo
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0201.121
kLau (kLau) 2152
kMandarin (kMandarin) miāo
kMatthews (kMatthews) 4471
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 04024
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 908
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.9
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.9
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 11
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) mếu
kXerox (kXerox) 273:167
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0787.020:miāo
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) 喵
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) 喵
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)