U+56A8 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 throat. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is l.

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+56A8 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 A8
UTF-16 56 A8
UTF-32 00 00 56 A8
URL-Quoted %E5%9A%A8
HTML-Escape 嚨
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 嚨
Pīnyīn l
IRG_GSource G1-417C
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J4-2450
IRG_KPSource KP1-3B0
IRG_KSource K2-2932
IRG_TSource T1-782D
IRG_VSource V1-503
BigFive C456
CCCII 213756
CNS1986 1-782D
CNS1992 1-782D
EACC 213756
GB1 3392
JIS0213 2,04,48
Jis1 2265
KPS1 3B03
TaiwanTelegraph 0918
Xerox 260:122


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-56A8
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) 嚨
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 嚨
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 嚨
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 嚨
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 嚨
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 嚨
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 嚨
Case Folding (cf) 嚨
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 嚨
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) 嚨
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) ATH
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G1-417C
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J4-2450
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-3B0
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-2932
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-782D
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-503
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0436.040
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 04550
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10703.110
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0213.230
kBigFive (kBigFive) C456
kCangjie (kCangjie) RYBP
kCantonese (kCantonese) lung4
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213756
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 293.301
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-782D
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-782D
kCowles (kCowles) 2535
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0436.040
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) throat
kEACC (kEACC) 213756
kFenn (kFenn) 315D
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 323.02
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6101.1
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB1 (kGB1) 3392
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 3
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10703.110
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) lóng(26)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10703.110:lóng
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0704
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) NODO
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) ROU RU
kJIS0213 (kJIS0213) 2,04,48
kJis1 (kJis1) 2265
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0213.230
kKorean (kKorean) LONG
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 3B03
kMandarin (kMandarin) lóng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 4260
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1712
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 04550
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 856
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+17406+30.3.16 C+17406+212.16.3
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.16
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.16
kSBGY (kSBGY) 030.20
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 咙
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0918
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 19
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) lùng
kXerox (kXerox) 260:122
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0732.071:lóng
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) 嚨
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) 嚨
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)