U+55BF 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 chirping of birds. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is zào.

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+55BF 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 BF
UTF-16 55 BF
UTF-32 00 00 55 BF
URL-Quoted %E5%96%BF
HTML-Escape 喿
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 喿
Pīnyīn zào
IRG_GSource G3-423D
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J4-2433
IRG_KPSource KP1-3A5
IRG_KSource K2-2828
IRG_TSource T2-417A
BigFive DCD5
CCCII 21716B
CNS1986 2-417A
CNS1992 2-417A
GB3 3429
JIS0213 2,04,19
Jis1 2185


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) 喿
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 喿
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 喿
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 喿
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 喿
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 喿
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 喿
Case Folding (cf) 喿
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 喿
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) 喿
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
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G3-423D
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J4-2433
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-3A5
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-2828
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-417A
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0424.100
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 04029
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10667.150
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0201.160
kBigFive (kBigFive) DCD5
kCangjie (kCangjie) RRRD
kCantonese (kCantonese) co3 cou3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21716B
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 287.203
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-417A
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-417A
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0424.100
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) chirping of birds
kFenn (kFenn) 697B
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 430.09
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6090.4
kGB3 (kGB3) 3429
kGSR (kGSR) 1134a
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10667.150
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10667.150:zào,qiāo
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) SAWAGU KASHIMASHII SUKI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SOU SHOU
kJIS0213 (kJIS0213) 2,04,19
kJis1 (kJis1) 2185
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0201.160
kKorean (kKorean) SO
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 3A5F
kMandarin (kMandarin) zào
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5438
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 04029
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 230
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+17381+30.3.10 C+17381+75.4.9
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.10
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.10
kSBGY (kSBGY) 418.40
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 噪
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 13
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) 喿
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) 喿
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)