U+5973 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 woman, girl; feminine; rad. 38. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is n.

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 2 other glyphs. In text U+5973 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 38 meaning "woman" or "female" is 1 of 31 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of three strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 681 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.


System Representation
UTF-8 E5 A5 B3
UTF-16 59 73
UTF-32 00 00 59 73
URL-Quoted %E5%A5%B3
HTML-Escape 女
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 女
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) D2 B3
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) BD F7
Pīnyīn n
IRG_GSource G0-452E
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3D77
IRG_KPSource KP0-D4E
IRG_KSource K0-5233
IRG_TSource T1-444C
IRG_VSource V1-515
BigFive A46B
CCCII 213942
CNS1986 1-444C
CNS1992 1-444C
EACC 213942
GB0 3714
GB1 3714
Jis0 2987
KSC0 5019
MainlandTelegraph 1166
TaiwanTelegraph 1166
Xerox 241:322

Related Characters

  • ⼥
  • ㊛
  • 女


  • ⼥
  • 女


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5973
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) 女
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 女
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 女
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 女
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 女
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 女
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 女
Case Folding (cf) 女
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 女
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) 女
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) G0-452E
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3D77
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-D4E
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-5233
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-444C
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-515
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0516.190
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 06036
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 21023.230
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0254.220
kBigFive (kBigFive) A46B
kCangjie (kCangjie) V
kCantonese (kCantonese) jyu5 neoi5 neoi6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213942
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 376.102
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-444C
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-444C
kCowles (kCowles) 2949
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0516.190
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) woman, girl; feminine; rad. 38
kEACC (kEACC) 213942
kFenn (kFenn) 552A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 369.02
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4040.0
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB0 (kGB0) 3714
kGB1 (kGB1) 3714
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 1
kGSR (kGSR) 0094a
kHangul (kHangul) 녀 여
kHanYu (kHanYu) 21023.230
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) nǚ(1129) nü(37)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 21023.230:nǚ,nǜ,rǔ
kHDZRadBreak (kHDZRadBreak) ⼥[U+2F25]:21023.230
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0865
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) ONNA ME MUSUME
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) JO NYO NYOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 2987
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0254.220
kKorean (kKorean) NYE
kKPS0 (kKPS0) D4E5
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 5019
kLau (kLau) 2408 2409
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 1166
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 4776
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2122
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 06036
kNelson (kNelson) 1185
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 990
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2433+38.3.0 V+13828+38.3.0
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 38.0
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 38.0
kSBGY (kSBGY) 258.01 363.35
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 1166
kTang (kTang) *niǔ *njiǔ
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 3
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) nữa
kXerox (kXerox) 241:322
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0842.010:nǚ
z Variant (kZVariant) 女
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) 女
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) 女
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)