U+55E1 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 sound of flying bees, airplanes. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is w.

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+55E1 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 A1
UTF-16 55 E1
UTF-32 00 00 55 E1
URL-Quoted %E5%97%A1
HTML-Escape 嗡
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 嗡
Pīnyīn w
IRG_GSource G0-4E4B
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_KPSource KP1-3A7
IRG_KSource K2-283F
IRG_TSource T1-634B
IRG_VSource V0-325
BigFive B6E4
CCCII 213723
CNS1986 1-634B
CNS1992 1-634B
EACC 213723
GB0 4643
GB1 4643
KPS1 3A73
MainlandTelegraph 0849
TaiwanTelegraph 0000
Xerox 255:333


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-55E1
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) 嗡
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 嗡
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 嗡
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 嗡
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 嗡
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 嗡
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 嗡
Case Folding (cf) 嗡
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 嗡
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) 嗡
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) G0-4E4B
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-3A7
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-283F
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-634B
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V0-325
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0426.070
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 04106
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10669.120
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0203.270
kBigFive (kBigFive) B6E4
kCangjie (kCangjie) RCIM
kCantonese (kCantonese) jung1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213723
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 287.601
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-634B
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-634B
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0426.070
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) sound of flying bees, airplanes
kEACC (kEACC) 213723
kFenn (kFenn) 392K
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 603.09
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6802.7
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB0 (kGB0) 4643
kGB1 (kGB1) 4643
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10669.120
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) wēng(56)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10669.120:wēng,wěng
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0654
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) ROU RA
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0203.270
kKorean (kKorean) ONG
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 3A73
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0849
kMandarin (kMandarin) wēng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 7147
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3942b
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 04106
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1654
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.10
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.10
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0000
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 13
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) óng
kXerox (kXerox) 255:333
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1208.060:wēng
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) 嗡
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) 嗡
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)