U+5940 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 (Cant.) skinny, tiny; to jerk, dangle. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is ēn.

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+5940 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 A5 80
UTF-16 59 40
UTF-32 00 00 59 40
URL-Quoted %E5%A5%80
HTML-Escape 奀
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 奀
Pīnyīn ēn
IRG_GSource G3-3528
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_KPSource KP1-3CA
IRG_KSource K2-2B55
IRG_TSource T2-2351
BigFive CAB1
CCCII 217933
CNS1986 2-2351
CNS1992 2-2351
EACC 217933
GB3 2108
GB8 9060
MainlandTelegraph 1165
TaiwanTelegraph 1165
Xerox 315:100


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5940
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) 奀
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 奀
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 奀
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 奀
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 奀
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 奀
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 奀
Case Folding (cf) 奀
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 奀
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) 奀
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) BHM
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G3-3528
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-3CA
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-2B55
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-2351
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0510.030
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 05872
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10529.080
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0250.161
kBigFive (kBigFive) CAB1
kCangjie (kCangjie) MFK
kCantonese (kCantonese) ngan1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 217933
kCheungBauer (kCheungBauer) 037/04;MFK;[ng]an1
kCheungBauerIndex (kCheungBauerIndex) 397.02
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-2351
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-2351
kCowles (kCowles) 3026 3027
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0510.030
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) (Cant.) skinny, tiny; to jerk, dangle
kEACC (kEACC) 217933
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 1043.9
kGB3 (kGB3) 2108
kGB8 (kGB8) 9060
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10529.080
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10529.080:ēn
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) YASERU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) BOU
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0250.161
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 3CA6
kLau (kLau) 2333 2334
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 1165
kMandarin (kMandarin) ēn
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2038 2039
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 05872
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 37.4
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 37.4
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 1165
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 7
kXerox (kXerox) 315:100
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0285.090:ēn
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) 奀
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) 奀
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)