U+5915 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 evening, night, dusk; slanted. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is x.

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+5915 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 36 meaning "evening" or "sunset" is 1 of 31 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of three strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 34 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.


System Representation
UTF-8 E5 A4 95
UTF-16 59 15
UTF-32 00 00 59 15
URL-Quoted %E5%A4%95
HTML-Escape 夕
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 夕
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) E0 AA
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) CD BC
Pīnyīn x
IRG_GSource G0-4F26
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-4D3C
IRG_KPSource KP0-E2A
IRG_KSource K0-602A
IRG_TSource T1-444A
IRG_VSource V1-514
BigFive A469
CCCII 21387A
CNS1986 1-444A
CNS1992 1-444A
EACC 21387A
GB0 4706
GB1 4706
Jis0 4528
KSC0 6410
MainlandTelegraph 1119
TaiwanTelegraph 1119
Xerox 255:144

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Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5915
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) 夕
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 夕
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 夕
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 夕
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 夕
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 夕
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 夕
Case Folding (cf) 夕
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 夕
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) 夕
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) G0-4F26
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-4D3C
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E2A
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-602A
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-444A
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-514
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0487.040
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 05749
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 20859.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0246.010
kBigFive (kBigFive) A469
kCangjie (kCangjie) NI
kCantonese (kCantonese) zik6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21387A
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 336.401
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-444A
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-444A
kCowles (kCowles) 4547
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0487.040
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) evening, night, dusk; slanted
kEACC (kEACC) 21387A
kFenn (kFenn) 267G
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 163.05
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 2720.0
kFrequency (kFrequency) 4
kGB0 (kGB0) 4706
kGB1 (kGB1) 4706
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 4
kGSR (kGSR) 0796a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 20859.010
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) xī(30)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 20859.010:xī,yì
kHDZRadBreak (kHDZRadBreak) ⼣[U+2F23]:20859.010
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0827
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) YUU YUUBE
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SEKI
kJis0 (kJis0) 4528
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0246.010
kKorean (kKorean) SEK SA
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E2A1
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6410
kLau (kLau) 1461
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 1119
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 2485
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3348
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 05749
kNelson (kNelson) 1167
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 170
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+3878+36.3.0
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 36.0
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 36.0
kSBGY (kSBGY) 519.01
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 1119
kTang (kTang) *ziɛk
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 3
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) tịch
kXerox (kXerox) 255:144
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1232.020:xī
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) 夕
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) 夕
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)