U+55E9 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 flute-like musical instrument. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is suǒ.

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+55E9 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 A9
UTF-16 55 E9
UTF-32 00 00 55 E9
URL-Quoted %E5%97%A9
HTML-Escape 嗩
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 嗩
Pīnyīn suǒ
IRG_GSource G1-5F6F
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J4-243B
IRG_KSource K2-2841
IRG_TSource T2-4179
BigFive DCD4
CCCII 217169
CNS1986 2-4179
CNS1992 2-4179
EACC 217169
GB1 6379
JIS0213 2,04,27
Jis1 2207
Xerox 317:274


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-55E9
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) 嗩
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 嗩
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 嗩
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 嗩
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 嗩
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 嗩
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 嗩
Case Folding (cf) 嗩
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 嗩
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) 嗩
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) BTM
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G1-5F6F
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J4-243B
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-2841
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-4179
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0426.280
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 04138
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10667.060
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0204.111
kBigFive (kBigFive) DCD4
kCangjie (kCangjie) RFBC
kCantonese (kCantonese) so2
kCCCII (kCCCII) 217169
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 288.206
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-4179
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-4179
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0426.280
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) flute-like musical instrument
kEACC (kEACC) 217169
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6908.6
kGB1 (kGB1) 6379
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10667.060
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10667.060:suǒ
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SA
kJIS0213 (kJIS0213) 2,04,27
kJis1 (kJis1) 2207
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0204.111
kKorean (kKorean) SWAY
kMandarin (kMandarin) suǒ
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 04138
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1227
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+17389+30.3.10
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.10
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.10
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 唢
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 13
kXerox (kXerox) 317:274
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) 嗩
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) 嗩
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)