U+55DF 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 sigh, alas. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is jiē.

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+55DF 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 9F
UTF-16 55 DF
UTF-32 00 00 55 DF
URL-Quoted %E5%97%9F
HTML-Escape 嗟
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 嗟
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) F3 AA
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D3 CD
Pīnyīn jiē
IRG_GSource G0-6035
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-534D
IRG_KSource K0-732A
IRG_TSource T1-633F
IRG_VSource V2-8A7
BigFive B6D8
CCCII 213674
CNS1986 1-633F
CNS1992 1-633F
EACC 213674
GB0 6421
GB1 6421
Jis0 5145
KSC0 8310
MainlandTelegraph 0842
TaiwanTelegraph 0842
Xerox 276:326


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) 嗟
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 嗟
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 嗟
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 嗟
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 嗟
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 嗟
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 嗟
Case Folding (cf) 嗟
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 嗟
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) 嗟
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) G0-6035
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-534D
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-ECA
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-732A
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-633F
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V2-8A7
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0426.040
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 04102
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10661.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0203.210
kBigFive (kBigFive) B6D8
kCangjie (kCangjie) RTQM
kCantonese (kCantonese) ze1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213674
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 287.503
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-633F
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-633F
kCowles (kCowles) 4507
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0426.040
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) sigh, alas
kEACC (kEACC) 213674
kFenn (kFenn) 178K
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 54.07 121.10
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6801.1
kGB0 (kGB0) 6421
kGB1 (kGB1) 6421
kGSR (kGSR) 0005n
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10661.010
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10661.010:jiē,jiè
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0642
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) AU NAGEKU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SA SHA
kJis0 (kJis0) 5145
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0203.210
kKorean (kKorean) CHA
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 8310
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0842
kMandarin (kMandarin) jiē
kMatthews (kMatthews) 763
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3303
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 04102
kNelson (kNelson) 0970
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 12
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4416+30.3.10
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.10
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.10
kSBGY (kSBGY) 165.22
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0842
kTang (kTang) *tzia
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 12
kXerox (kXerox) 276:326
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0576.010:jiē 0618.090:juē
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) 嗟
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) 嗟
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)