U+56A5 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 swallow, gulp. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is yàn.

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+56A5 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 9A A5
UTF-16 56 A5
UTF-32 00 00 56 A5
URL-Quoted %E5%9A%A5
HTML-Escape 嚥
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 嚥
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) E6 BF
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D3 EB
Pīnyīn yàn
IRG_GSource GE-252A
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-536B
IRG_KPSource KP0-F8D
IRG_KSource K0-663F
IRG_TSource T1-782C
BigFive C360
CCCII 213758
CNS1986 1-782C
CNS1992 1-782C
EACC 4B3758
Jis0 5175
KSC0 7031
TaiwanTelegraph 0913
Xerox 262:051


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-56A5
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) 嚥
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 嚥
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 嚥
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 嚥
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 嚥
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 嚥
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 嚥
Case Folding (cf) 嚥
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 嚥
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) 嚥
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) ATJ
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) GE-252A
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-536B
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-F8D
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-663F
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-782C
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0435.440
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 04545
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10701.150
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0213.180
kBigFive (kBigFive) C360
kCangjie (kCangjie) RTLF
kCantonese (kCantonese) jin1 jin3 jit3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213758
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 293.204
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-782C
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-782C
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0435.440
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) swallow, gulp
kEACC (kEACC) 4B3758
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 627.05
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6403.1
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 5
kGSR (kGSR) 0243c
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10701.150
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10701.150:yàn
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0705
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) NOMU NODO
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) EN
kJis0 (kJis0) 5175
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0213.180
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 245
kKorean (kKorean) YEN
kKPS0 (kKPS0) F8DE
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 7031
kLau (kLau) 3462
kMandarin (kMandarin) yàn
kMatthews (kMatthews) 7396
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 04545
kNelson (kNelson) 1015
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1573
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4446+30.3.16 V+7822+30.3.15
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.16
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.16
kSBGY (kSBGY) 408.26
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 咽
Specialized Semantic Variant (kSpecializedSemanticVariant) 咽
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0913
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 19
kXerox (kXerox) 262:051
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1332.091:yàn
z Variant (kZVariant) 咽
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) 嚥
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) 嚥
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)