U+59B8 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 person. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is ē.

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+59B8 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 B8
UTF-16 59 B8
UTF-32 00 00 59 B8
URL-Quoted %E5%A6%B8
HTML-Escape 妸
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 妸
Pīnyīn ē
IRG_GSource G5-3F50
IRG_HSource H-92
IRG_KSource K2-2C21
IRG_TSource T3-2840
IRG_VSource V0-347
CNS1986 E-2840
CNS1992 3-2840
GB5 3148
TaiwanTelegraph 8270
Xerox 310:372


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-59B8
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) 妸
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 妸
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 妸
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 妸
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 妸
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 妸
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 妸
Case Folding (cf) 妸
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 妸
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) 妸
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) CK
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G5-3F50
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) H-92
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-2C21
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T3-2840
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V0-347
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0522.220
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 06137
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 21035.050
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0257.270
kCangjie (kCangjie) VMNR
kCantonese (kCantonese) ngo1 ngo2 o1 o2
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 383.101
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) E-2840
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 3-2840
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0522.220
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) person
kEACC (kEACC) 217A2C
kGB5 (kGB5) 3148
kHanYu (kHanYu) 21035.050
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 21035.050:ē,ě
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) A
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0257.270
kMandarin (kMandarin) ē
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 06137
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 487
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 38.5
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 38.5
kSBGY (kSBGY) 161.34 305.07
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 8270
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 8
kVietnamese (kVietnamese)
kXerox (kXerox) 310:372
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) 妸
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) 妸
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)