U+55CF 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 (Cant.) imperative final particle. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is chā.

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+55CF 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 8F
UTF-16 55 CF
UTF-32 00 00 55 CF
URL-Quoted %E5%97%8F
HTML-Escape 嗏
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 嗏
Pīnyīn chā
IRG_GSource G3-3661
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_KSource K2-2835
IRG_TSource T2-417D
BigFive DCD8
CCCII 21716F
CNS1986 2-417D
CNS1992 2-417D
EACC 21716F
GB3 2265


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) 嗏
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 嗏
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 嗏
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 嗏
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 嗏
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 嗏
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 嗏
Case Folding (cf) 嗏
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 嗏
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) 嗏
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) G3-3661
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-2835
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-417D
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0425.030
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 04066
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10650.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0202.220
kBigFive (kBigFive) DCD8
kCangjie (kCangjie) RTOD
kCantonese (kCantonese) caa1 caa2 zaa2
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21716F
kCheungBauer (kCheungBauer) 030/10;IKMG;zaa2
kCheungBauerIndex (kCheungBauerIndex) 374.05
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 287.308
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-417D
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-417D
kCowles (kCowles) 407.5
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0425.030
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) (Cant.) imperative final particle
kEACC (kEACC) 21716F
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6409.8
kGB3 (kGB3) 2265
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10650.010
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10650.010:chā
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SA SHA
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0202.220
kMandarin (kMandarin) chā
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 04066
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 14
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.10
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.10
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 12
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) 嗏
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) 嗏
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)