U+55C3 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 to flute. 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+55C3 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 97 83
UTF-16 55 C3
UTF-32 00 00 55 C3
URL-Quoted %E5%97%83
HTML-Escape 嗃
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 嗃
IRG_GSource G3-367D
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J1-3577
IRG_KPSource KP1-3A6
IRG_KSource K2-282C
IRG_TSource T2-416F
IRG_VSource V0-325
BigFive DCCA
CCCII 21715E
CNS1986 2-416F
CNS1992 2-416F
EACC 21715E
GB3 2293
Jis1 2187
KPS1 3A68
TaiwanTelegraph 0832
Xerox 310:321


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-55C3
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) 嗃
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 嗃
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 嗃
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 嗃
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 嗃
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 嗃
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 嗃
Case Folding (cf) 嗃
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 嗃
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) 嗃
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) G3-367D
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J1-3577
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-3A6
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-282C
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-416F
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V0-325
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0424.210
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 04041
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10669.180
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0201.280
kBigFive (kBigFive) DCCA
kCangjie (kCangjie) RYRB
kCantonese (kCantonese) haau1 haau3 hok3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21715E
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 287.204
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-416F
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-416F
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0424.210
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) to flute
kEACC (kEACC) 21715E
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6002.7
kGB3 (kGB3) 2293
kGSR (kGSR) 1129x
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10669.180
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10669.180:hè,xiāo,xiào,hù
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KOU KYOU
kJis1 (kJis1) 2187
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0201.280
kKorean (kKorean) HYO HAK
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 3A68
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 2134
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 04041
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 637
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+19246+30.3.10 C+19246+189.10.3
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.10
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.10
kSBGY (kSBGY) 153.23 415.31 507.54
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0832
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 13
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) gào
kXerox (kXerox) 310:321
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) 嗃
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) 嗃
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)