U+55C4 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 hoarse of voice. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is á.

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+55C4 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 84
UTF-16 55 C4
UTF-32 00 00 55 C4
URL-Quoted %E5%97%84
HTML-Escape 嗄
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 嗄
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D3 CE
Pīnyīn á
IRG_GSource G0-6044
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J0-534E
IRG_KPSource KP1-3A6
IRG_KSource K2-282D
IRG_TSource T2-4178
BigFive DCD3
CCCII 217165
CNS1986 2-4178
CNS1992 2-4178
EACC 217165
GB0 6436
GB1 6436
Jis0 5146
KPS1 3A66
TaiwanTelegraph 0000
Xerox 265:051


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-55C4
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) 嗄
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 嗄
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 嗄
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 嗄
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 嗄
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 嗄
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 嗄
Case Folding (cf) 嗄
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 嗄
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) 嗄
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) CT
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G0-6044
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-534E
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-3A6
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-282D
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-4178
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0424.260
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 04047
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10666.090
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0201.340
kBigFive (kBigFive) DCD3
kCangjie (kCangjie) RMUE
kCantonese (kCantonese) aa2 saa3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 217165
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 288.105
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-4178
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-4178
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0424.260
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) hoarse of voice
kEACC (kEACC) 217165
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6104.7
kGB0 (kGB0) 6436
kGB1 (kGB1) 6436
kGSR (kGSR) 1236c
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10666.090
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10666.090:shà,á,a,xià
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KARERU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SA
kJis0 (kJis0) 5146
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0201.340
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 136
kKorean (kKorean) SA AY
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 3A66
kMandarin (kMandarin) á
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 04047
kNelson (kNelson) 0971
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 413
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4417+30.3.10
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.10
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.10
kSBGY (kSBGY) 387.11 424.16
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0000
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 13
kXerox (kXerox) 265:051
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0002.040:á 0994.030:shà
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) 嗄
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) 嗄
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)