U+596D 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 red; anger; ire; surname. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is shì.

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+596D 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 AD
UTF-16 59 6D
UTF-32 00 00 59 6D
URL-Quoted %E5%A5%AD
HTML-Escape 奭
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 奭
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) E0 AB
Pīnyīn shì
IRG_GSource G3-353C
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J3-2F6A
IRG_KPSource KP0-E2A
IRG_KSource K0-602B
IRG_TSource T1-6C47
BigFive BC5D
CCCII 217955
CNS1986 1-6C47
CNS1992 1-6C47
EACC 217955
GB3 2128
GB8 9062
JIS0213 1,15,74
Jis1 2494
KSC0 6411
MainlandTelegraph 1163
TaiwanTelegraph 1163
Xerox 302:261


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-596D
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) 奭
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 奭
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 奭
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 奭
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 奭
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 奭
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 奭
Case Folding (cf) 奭
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 奭
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) 奭
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) G3-353C
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J3-2F6A
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E2A
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-602B
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-6C47
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0515.270
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 06002
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10549.030
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0254.020
kBigFive (kBigFive) BC5D
kCangjie (kCangjie) KMAA
kCantonese (kCantonese) sik1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 217955
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 375.503
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-6C47
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-6C47
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0515.270
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) red; anger; ire; surname
kEACC (kEACC) 217955
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4003.6
kGB3 (kGB3) 2128
kGB8 (kGB8) 9062
kGSR (kGSR) 0913a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10549.030
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10549.030:shì
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) SAKAN IKARUSAMA
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SEKI SHAKU KAKU KYAKU
kJIS0213 (kJIS0213) 1,15,74
kJis1 (kJis1) 2494
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0254.020
kKorean (kKorean) SEK HAK
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E2A2
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6411
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 1163
kMandarin (kMandarin) shì
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5827
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2705e
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 06002
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1039 1190
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+14448+37.3.12
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 37.12
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 37.12
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 1163
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 15
kXerox (kXerox) 302:261
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1049.050: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) 奭
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) 奭
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)