U+56F9 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 prison, enclosure. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is líng.

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. The glyph can, under circumstances, be confused with 1 other glyphs. In text U+56F9 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 B9
UTF-16 56 F9
UTF-32 00 00 56 F9
URL-Quoted %E5%9B%B9
HTML-Escape 囹
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 囹
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) D6 B7
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D3 FA
Pīnyīn líng
IRG_GSource G0-6072
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J0-537A
IRG_KPSource KP0-D8B
IRG_KSource K0-5637
IRG_TSource T2-2571
BigFive CBF1
CCCII 217421
CNS1986 2-2571
CNS1992 2-2571
EACC 4B7421
GB0 6482
GB1 6482
Jis0 5190
KSC0 5423
MainlandTelegraph 0941
TaiwanTelegraph 0941
Xerox 274:253

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Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-56F9
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) 囹
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 囹
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 囹
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 囹
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 囹
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 囹
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 囹
Case Folding (cf) 囹
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 囹
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) 囹
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) G0-6072
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-537A
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-D8B
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-5637
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-2571
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0445.220
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 04744
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10717.110
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0218.020
kBigFive (kBigFive) CBF1
kCangjie (kCangjie) WOII
kCantonese (kCantonese) ling4
kCCCII (kCCCII) 217421
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 303.101
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-2571
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-2571
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0445.220
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) prison, enclosure
kEACC (kEACC) 4B7421
kFenn (kFenn) 438K
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 311.03
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6030.7
kGB0 (kGB0) 6482
kGB1 (kGB1) 6482
kGSR (kGSR) 0823i
kHangul (kHangul) 령 영
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10717.110
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10717.110:líng
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) REI
kJis0 (kJis0) 5190
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0218.020
kKorean (kKorean) LYENG
kKPS0 (kKPS0) D8BE
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 5423
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 0941
kMandarin (kMandarin) líng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 4045
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1588
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 04744
kNelson (kNelson) 1035
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 812
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4461+31.3.5
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 31.5
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 31.5
kSBGY (kSBGY) 195.32
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 0941
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 8
kXerox (kXerox) 274:253
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0720.060:líng
z Variant (kZVariant) 囹
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) 囹
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) 囹
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)