U+56B4 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 strict, rigorous, rigid; stern. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is y.

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+56B4 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 B4
UTF-16 56 B4
UTF-32 00 00 56 B4
URL-Quoted %E5%9A%B4
HTML-Escape 嚴
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 嚴
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) E5 F1
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D3 EE
Pīnyīn y
IRG_GSource G1-514F
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-536E
IRG_KPSource KP0-F8C
IRG_KSource K0-6571
IRG_TSource T1-7964
IRG_VSource V1-503
BigFive C459
CCCII 21375A
CNS1986 1-7964
CNS1992 1-7964
EACC 21375A
GB1 4947
Jis0 5178
KSC0 6981
TaiwanTelegraph 0917
Xerox 246:120


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-56B4
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) 嚴
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 嚴
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 嚴
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 嚴
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 嚴
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 嚴
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 嚴
Case Folding (cf) 嚴
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 嚴
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) 嚴
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) G1-514F
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-536E
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-F8C
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-6571
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-7964
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-503
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0436.330
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 04589
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10702.020
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0214.070
kBigFive (kBigFive) C459
kCangjie (kCangjie) RRMMK
kCantonese (kCantonese) jim4
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21375A
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 293.305
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-7964
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-7964
kCowles (kCowles) 1316
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0436.330
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) strict, rigorous, rigid; stern
kEACC (kEACC) 21375A
kFenn (kFenn) 630B
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 623.05 624.01
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6624.8
kFrequency (kFrequency) 3
kGB1 (kGB1) 4947
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 3
kGSR (kGSR) 0607h
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10702.020
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) yán(633)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10702.020:yán,yǎn
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0708
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KIBISHII OGOSOKA
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) GEN GON
kJis0 (kJis0) 5178
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0214.070
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 248
kKorean (kKorean) EM
kKPS0 (kKPS0) F8C2
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6981
kLau (kLau) 3453
kMandarin (kMandarin) yán
kMatthews (kMatthews) 7347
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 875
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 04589
kNelson (kNelson) 0256
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 651 1566
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4449+30.3.17
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 30.17
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 30.17
kSBGY (kSBGY) 231.21
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 严
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0917
kTang (kTang) *ngiæm
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 19
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) nghiêm
kXerox (kXerox) 246:120
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1326.011:yán
z Variant (kZVariant) 厳
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) 嚴
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) 嚴
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)