U+56AE 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 guide, direct; incline to, favor. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is xiàng.

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+56AE 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 AE
UTF-16 56 AE
UTF-32 00 00 56 AE
URL-Quoted %E5%9A%AE
HTML-Escape 嚮
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 嚮
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) FA BF
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D3 EC
Pīnyīn xiàng
IRG_GSource G1-7875
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-536C
IRG_KPSource KP0-F3A
IRG_KSource K0-7A3F
IRG_TSource T1-763D
BigFive C251
CCCII 213755
CNS1986 1-763D
CNS1992 1-763D
EACC 453755
GB1 8885
Jis0 5176
KSC0 9031
TaiwanTelegraph 0915
Xerox 257:356


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) 嚮
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 嚮
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 嚮
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 嚮
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 嚮
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 嚮
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 嚮
Case Folding (cf) 嚮
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 嚮
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) 嚮
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) G1-7875
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-536C
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-F3A
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-7A3F
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-763D
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0436.170
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 04565
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10698.080
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0213.380
kBigFive (kBigFive) C251
kCangjie (kCangjie) VLHBR
kCantonese (kCantonese) hoeng2 hoeng3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213755
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 293.201
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-763D
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-763D
kCowles (kCowles) 1051
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0436.170
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) guide, direct; incline to, favor
kEACC (kEACC) 453755
kFenn (kFenn) 579G
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 169.09
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 2722.7
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB1 (kGB1) 8885
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 5
kGSR (kGSR) 0714i
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10698.080
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10698.080:xiàng,xiǎng
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0703
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) MUKAU SAKINI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KOU KYOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 5176
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0213.380
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 139
kKorean (kKorean) HYANG
kKPS0 (kKPS0) F3A4
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 9031
kMandarin (kMandarin) xiàng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 2561
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 712a
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 04565
kNelson (kNelson) 1013
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 463
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4447+30.3.16 V+7985+30.3.16 V+20094+30.3.14 V+20095+30.3.16
Radical Stroke Count (Japanese) (kRSJapanese) 30.14
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.16
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.16
kSBGY (kSBGY) 311.45 425.35
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0915
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 17
kXerox (kXerox) 257:356
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1260.031:xiàng
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) 嚮
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) 嚮
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)