U+5993 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 prostitute. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is .

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+5993 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 A6 93
UTF-16 59 93
UTF-32 00 00 59 93
URL-Quoted %E5%A6%93
HTML-Escape 妓
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 妓
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) D0 F5
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B5 B8
IRG_GSource G0-3C4B
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3538
IRG_KPSource KP0-D2C
IRG_KSource K0-5075
IRG_TSource T1-4972
IRG_VSource V1-516
BigFive A7B2
CCCII 213951
CNS1986 1-4972
CNS1992 1-4972
EACC 213951
GB0 2843
GB1 2843
Jis0 2124
KSC0 4885
MainlandTelegraph 1178
TaiwanTelegraph 1178
Xerox 263:126


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5993
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) 妓
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 妓
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 妓
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 妓
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 妓
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 妓
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 妓
Case Folding (cf) 妓
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 妓
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) 妓
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) G0-3C4B
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3538
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-D2C
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-5075
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4972
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-516
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0520.150
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 06083
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 21029.170
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0256.170
kBigFive (kBigFive) A7B2
kCangjie (kCangjie) VJE
kCantonese (kCantonese) gei6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213951
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 379.507
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4972
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4972
kCowles (kCowles) 1632
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0520.150
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) prostitute
kEACC (kEACC) 213951
kFenn (kFenn) 539F
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 36.08
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4444.7
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB0 (kGB0) 2843
kGB1 (kGB1) 2843
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 21029.170
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 21029.170:jì,jī
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0880
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) WAZAOGI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KI GI
kJis0 (kJis0) 2124
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0256.170
kKorean (kKorean) KI
kKPS0 (kKPS0) D2C1
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 4885
kLau (kLau) 890
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 1178
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 439
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1113
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 06083
kNelson (kNelson) 1194
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 130
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1618+38.3.4 C+1618+65.4.3
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 38.4
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 38.4
kSBGY (kSBGY) 047.04 242.38
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 1178
kTang (kTang) ghyɛ̌
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 7
kVietnamese (kVietnamese)
kXerox (kXerox) 263:126
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0533.080:jì
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) 妓
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) 妓
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)