U+56E0 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 cause, reason; by; because (of). 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+56E0 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 9B A0
UTF-16 56 E0
UTF-32 00 00 56 E0
URL-Quoted %E5%9B%A0
HTML-Escape 因
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 因
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) EC D7
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B0 F8
Pīnyīn y
IRG_GSource G0-5272
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3078
IRG_KSource K0-6C57
IRG_TSource T1-475E
IRG_VSource V1-503
BigFive A65D
CCCII 213767
CNS1986 1-475E
CNS1992 1-475E
EACC 213767
GB0 5082
GB1 5082
Jis0 1688
KSC0 7655
MainlandTelegraph 0936
TaiwanTelegraph 0936
Xerox 241:251


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-56E0
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) 因
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 因
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 因
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 因
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 因
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 因
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 因
Case Folding (cf) 因
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 因
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) 因
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) AGT
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G0-5272
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3078
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-FCC
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-6C57
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-475E
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-503
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0444.030
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 04693
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10711.090
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0217.020
kBigFive (kBigFive) A65D
kCangjie (kCangjie) WK
kCantonese (kCantonese) jan1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213767
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-475E
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-475E
kCowles (kCowles) 5107
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0444.030
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) cause, reason; by; because (of)
kEACC (kEACC) 213767
kFenn (kFenn) 771A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 628.08
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6043.0
kFrequency (kFrequency) 1
kGB0 (kGB0) 5082
kGB1 (kGB1) 5082
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 2
kGSR (kGSR) 0370a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10711.090
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) yīn(1919)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10711.090:yīn
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0720
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) YORU CHINAMU YOTTE
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) IN
kJis0 (kJis0) 1688
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0217.020
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 273
kKorean (kKorean) IN
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 7655
kLau (kLau) 3317
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0936
kMandarin (kMandarin) yīn
kMatthews (kMatthews) 7407
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3813
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 04693
kNelson (kNelson) 1026
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1480
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1212+31.3.3 C+1212+37.3.3
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 31.3
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 31.3
kSBGY (kSBGY) 101.33
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0936
kTang (kTang) *qin
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 6
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) nhân
kXerox (kXerox) 241:251
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1375.010:yīn
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) 因
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) 因
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)