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Glyph for U+59DC
Source: Noto CJK

U+59DC CJK UNIFIED IDEO­GRAPH-​59DC

U+59DC was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block U+4E00 to U+9FFF CJK Unified Ideographs in the U+0000 to U+FFFF Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Other Letter and is mainly used in the Han script. The Unihan Database defines it as surname; ginger. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is jiāng.

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+59DC behaves as Ideographic regarding line breaks. It has type Other Letter for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

Jiang (Chinese: 姜, also romanized Gang, Geung, Gung, Chiang, Keung, Keong, Kiang) is one of the oldest Chinese surname, being one of the original xing (姓) surnames. It was one of the "Eight Great Xings of High Antiquity" (上古八大姓), along with Jī (姬), Yáo (姚), Yíng (嬴), Sì (姒), Yún (妘), Guī (媯) and Rèn (妊), though some sources quote Jí (姞) as the last one instead of Rèn. Of these xing, only Jiang and Yao have survived in their original form to modern days as frequently occurring surnames. It is the 32nd surname listed in the Song dynasty-era Hundred Family Surnames poem. It is the 60th most common surname in China (2007), roughly 0.34% of the Han Chinese population. The Lu clan of Fanyang stem from this surname before taking on the Lu (盧) surname. Derivative surnames of Jiang include Zhang,Lü,Qiu, Shen., These originated:

  • In the Qi (state), Jiang Ziya's descendants had the surname Jiang (姜)
  • In the Qi (state), those with the surname Huan (桓) changed it to Jiang (姜)
  • Chinese minority members of the population such as the Dong people, Tujia people, Yao people took the surname Jiang (姜)
  • During the Yuan Dynasty, Mongols were given the surname Jiang (姜)
  • During the Qing Dynasty, Russians, or the Eluosizu people, were given the surname Jiang (姜)

Additionally, it is the most common Hanja that represents the Korean surname Kang.

Representations

System Representation
23004
UTF-8 E5 A7 9C
UTF-16 59 DC
UTF-32 00 00 59 DC
URL-Quoted %E5%A7%9C
HTML-Escape 姜
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 姜
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) CB A9
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D5 AA
Pīnyīn jiāng

Elsewhere

Complete Record

Property Value
Age 1.1 (1993)
Unicode Name CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-59DC
Unicode 1 Name
Block CJK Unified Ideographs
General Category Other Letter
Script Han
Bidirectional Category Left To Right
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition Type None
Decomposition Mapping Glyph for U+59DC CJK Unified Ideograph-59DC
Lowercase
Simple Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+59DC CJK Unified Ideograph-59DC
Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+59DC CJK Unified Ideograph-59DC
Uppercase
Simple Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+59DC CJK Unified Ideograph-59DC
Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+59DC CJK Unified Ideograph-59DC
Simple Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+59DC CJK Unified Ideograph-59DC
Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+59DC CJK Unified Ideograph-59DC
Case Folding Glyph for U+59DC CJK Unified Ideograph-59DC
ASCII Hex Digit
Alphabetic
Bidi Control
Bidi Mirrored
Composition Exclusion
Case Ignorable
Changes When Casefolded
Changes When Casemapped
Changes When NFKC Casefolded
Changes When Lowercased
Changes When Titlecased
Changes When Uppercased
Cased
Full Composition Exclusion
Default Ignorable Code Point
Dash
Deprecated
Diacritic
Emoji Modifier Base
Emoji Component
Emoji Modifier
Emoji Presentation
Emoji
Extender
Extended Pictographic
FC NFKC Closure Glyph for U+59DC CJK Unified Ideograph-59DC
Grapheme Cluster Break Any
Grapheme Base
Grapheme Extend
Grapheme Link
Hex Digit
Hyphen
ID Continue
ID Start
IDS Binary Operator
IDS Trinary Operator and
Ideographic
Indic Mantra Category
Indic Positional Category NA
Indic Syllabic Category Other
Jamo Short Name
Join Control
Logical Order Exception
Math
Noncharacter Code Point
NFC Quick Check Yes
NFD Quick Check Yes
NFKC Casefold Glyph for U+59DC CJK Unified Ideograph-59DC
NFKC Quick Check Yes
NFKD Quick Check Yes
Other Alphabetic
Other Default Ignorable Code Point
Other Grapheme Extend
Other ID Continue
Other ID Start
Other Lowercase
Other Math
Other Uppercase
Prepended Concatenation Mark
Pattern Syntax
Pattern White Space
Quotation Mark
Regional Indicator
Radical
Sentence Break Other Letter
Soft Dotted
Sentence Terminal
Terminal Punctuation
Unified Ideograph
Variation Selector
Word Break Other
White Space
XID Continue
XID Start
Expands On NFC
Expands On NFD
Expands On NFKC
Expands On NFKD
Bidi Paired Bracket Glyph for U+59DC CJK Unified Ideograph-59DC
Bidi Paired Bracket Type None
East Asian Width Wide
Hangul Syllable Type Not Applicable
ISO 10646 Comment
Joining Group No_Joining_Group
Joining Type Non Joining
Line Break Ideographic
Numeric Type None
Numeric Value not a number
Simple Case Folding Glyph for U+59DC CJK Unified Ideograph-59DC
Script Extension
Vertical Orientation U
Big Five Mapping ABB8
CCCII Mapping 213968
CNS 11643-1986 Mapping 1-505A
CNS 11643-1992 Mapping 1-505A
Cangjie Input Code TGV
kCantonese goeng1
kCihaiT 383.501
kCowles 1644
kDaeJaweon 0525.210
Unihan Definition surname; ginger
kEACC 275624
kFenn 151H
kFennIndex 45.03
kFourCornerCode 8040.4
kFrequency 5
kGB0 2910
kGB1 2910
kGSR 0711a
kHKGlyph 0901
kHanYu 21047.110
kHangul 강:0N
kHanyuPinlu jiāng(13)
kHanyuPinyin 21047.110:jiāng
kIICore AGTJHKMP
kIRGDaeJaweon 0525.210
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten 06205
kIRGHanyuDaZidian 21047.110
kIRGKangXi 0259.200
kIRG_GSource G0-3D2A
kIRG_HSource HB1-ABB8
kIRG_JSource J0-552A
kIRG_KPSource KP0-CEAA
kIRG_KSource K0-4B29
kIRG_TSource T1-505A
kJapaneseKun TSUYOI
kJapaneseOn KYOU
kJis0 5310
kKPS0 CEAA
kKSC0 4309
kKangXi 0259.200
kKarlgren 352
kKorean KANG
kKoreanName 2015
kMainlandTelegraph 1203
kMandarin jiāng
kMatthews 637
kMeyerWempe 1130c
kMorohashi 06205
kNelson 3657
kPhonetic 607 609 1530
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) C+4569+38.3.6 C+4569+123.6.3
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) 38.6
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) 38.6
kSBGY 174.11
Simplified Variant Glyph for U+59DC CJK Unified Ideograph-59DC
kTGH 2013:1643
kTGHZ2013 166.160,166.170:jiāng
Taiwanese Telegraph Code 1203
Stroke Number 9
Traditional Variant Glyph for U+59DC CJK Unified Ideograph-59DC Glyph for U+8591 U+8591
UnihanCore2020 Set GHJKMPT
kXHC1983 0560.050:jiāng
Xerox Code 262:275