U+58EB 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 scholar, gentleman; soldier. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is sh.

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+58EB behaves as Ideographic regarding line breaks. It has type OLetter for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

Radical 33 meaning "scholar" or "bachelor" is 1 of 31 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of three strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 24 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.


System Representation
UTF-8 E5 A3 AB
UTF-16 58 EB
UTF-32 00 00 58 EB
URL-Quoted %E5%A3%AB
HTML-Escape 士
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 士
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) DE CD
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) BB CE
Pīnyīn sh
IRG_GSource G0-4A3F
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3B4E
IRG_KPSource KP0-E0D
IRG_KSource K0-5E4D
IRG_TSource T1-4449
IRG_VSource V1-513
BigFive A468
CCCII 213872
CNS1986 1-4449
CNS1992 1-4449
EACC 213872
GB0 4231
GB1 4231
Jis0 2746
KSC0 6245
MainlandTelegraph 1102
TaiwanTelegraph 1102
Xerox 243:124

Related Characters

  • ⼠


  • ⼠


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) 士
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 士
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 士
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 士
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 士
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 士
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 士
Case Folding (cf) 士
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 士
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) 士
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) G0-4A3F
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3B4E
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E0D
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-5E4D
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4449
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-513
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0482.380
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 05638
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10416.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0242.380
kBigFive (kBigFive) A468
kCangjie (kCangjie) JM
kCantonese (kCantonese) si6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213872
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 333.103
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4449
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4449
kCowles (kCowles) 3777
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0482.380
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) scholar, gentleman; soldier
kEACC (kEACC) 213872
kFenn (kFenn) 65C
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 455.03
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4010.0
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB0 (kGB0) 4231
kGB1 (kGB1) 4231
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 3
kGSR (kGSR) 0970a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10416.010
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) shì(516) shi(69)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10416.010:shì
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0820
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) SAMURAI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHI JI
kJis0 (kJis0) 2746
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0242.380
kKorean (kKorean) SA
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E0D2
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6245
kLau (kLau) 2772
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 1102
kMandarin (kMandarin) shì
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5776
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2914
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 05638
kNelson (kNelson) 1160
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1181
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2204+33.3.0
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 33.0
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 33.0
kSBGY (kSBGY) 253.18
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 1102
kTang (kTang) *jrhiə̌
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 3
kVietnamese (kVietnamese)
kXerox (kXerox) 243:124
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1049.080:shì
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) 士
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) 士
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)