U+55BB 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 metaphor, analogy; example; like. 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+55BB 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 BB
UTF-16 55 BB
UTF-32 00 00 55 BB
URL-Quoted %E5%96%BB
HTML-Escape 喻
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 喻
IRG_GSource G0-5377
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_TSource T1-5E51
IRG_VSource V1-4F6
BigFive B3EB
CCCII 213672
CNS1986 1-5E51
CNS1992 1-5E51
EACC 213672
GB0 5187
GB1 5187
MainlandTelegraph 0827
TaiwanTelegraph 0827
Xerox 261:102


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) 喻
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 喻
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 喻
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 喻
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 喻
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 喻
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 喻
Case Folding (cf) 喻
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 喻
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) 喻
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) G0-5377
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-5E51
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-4F6
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0421.200
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10657.080
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0201.121
kBigFive (kBigFive) B3EB
kCangjie (kCangjie) ROMN
kCantonese (kCantonese) jyu6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213672
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-5E51
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-5E51
kCowles (kCowles) 4897
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0421.200
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) metaphor, analogy; example; like
kEACC (kEACC) 213672
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6802.1
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB0 (kGB0) 5187
kGB1 (kGB1) 5187
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 6
kGSR (kGSR) 0125c
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10657.080
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10657.080:yù,yú
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0638
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) SATOSU SATORU TATOERU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) YU
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0201.121
kKorean (kKorean) YU
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0827
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 7629
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3643
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.9
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.9
kSBGY (kSBGY) 365.22
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0827
kTang (kTang)
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 12
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) dụ
kXerox (kXerox) 261:102
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1416.070:yù
z Variant (kZVariant) 喩
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) 喻
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) 喻
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)