U+56EF 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 variant of 国 国, nation, country, nation-state. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is guó.

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+56EF 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 AF
UTF-16 56 EF
UTF-32 00 00 56 EF
URL-Quoted %E5%9B%AF
HTML-Escape 囯
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 囯
Pīnyīn guó
IRG_GSource GE-253D
IRG_HSource H-FB
IRG_KPSource KP1-3B3
IRG_TSource T3-2529
CCCII 27376F
CNS1986 E-2529
CNS1992 3-2529
EACC 27376F
KPS1 3B31


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) 囯
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 囯
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 囯
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 囯
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 囯
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 囯
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 囯
Case Folding (cf) 囯
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 囯
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) 囯
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
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) GE-253D
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) H-FB
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-3B3
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T3-2529
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0445.020
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 04716
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10713.100
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0217.190
kCangjie (kCangjie) WMG
kCantonese (kCantonese) gwok3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 27376F
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 302.502
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) E-2529
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 3-2529
kCowles (kCowles) 2104
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0445.020
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) variant of 国 国, nation, country, nation-state
kEACC (kEACC) 27376F
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 280.08
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10713.100
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KOKU
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0217.190
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 3B31
kMandarin (kMandarin) guó
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1413
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 04716
kNelson (kNelson) 1030
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 748 1416
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 31.4
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 31.4
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 國
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 7
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0423.012:guó
z Variant (kZVariant) 國
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) 囯
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) 囯
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)