U+5A3C 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, harlot. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is chāng.

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+5A3C 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 A8 BC
UTF-16 5A 3C
UTF-32 00 00 5A 3C
URL-Quoted %E5%A8%BC
HTML-Escape 娼
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 娼
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) F3 DE
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) BE AB
Pīnyīn chāng
IRG_GSource G0-663D
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3E2B
IRG_KSource K0-735E
IRG_TSource T1-5964
BigFive B140
CCCII 213A29
CNS1986 1-5964
CNS1992 1-5964
EACC 213A29
GB0 7029
GB1 7029
Jis0 3011
KSC0 8362
MainlandTelegraph 1233
TaiwanTelegraph 1233
Xerox 263:132


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
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) 娼
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 娼
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 娼
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 娼
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 娼
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 娼
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 娼
Case Folding (cf) 娼
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 娼
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) 娼
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) G0-663D
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3E2B
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-ECE
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-735E
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-5964
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0530.270
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 06376
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 21057.150
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0263.400
kBigFive (kBigFive) B140
kCangjie (kCangjie) VAA
kCantonese (kCantonese) coeng1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213A29
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 388.104
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-5964
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-5964
kCowles (kCowles) 502
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0530.270
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) prostitute, harlot
kEACC (kEACC) 213A29
kFenn (kFenn) 803F
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 16.10
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4646.0
kGB0 (kGB0) 7029
kGB1 (kGB1) 7029
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 21057.150
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 21057.150:chāng
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0933
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) ASOBIME
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 3011
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0263.400
kKorean (kKorean) CHANG
kKPS0 (kKPS0) ECE1
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 8362
kLau (kLau) 261
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 1233
kMandarin (kMandarin) chāng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 209
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 219
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 06376
kNelson (kNelson) 0457 1235
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 119
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2451+38.3.8
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 38.8
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 38.8
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 1233
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 11
kXerox (kXerox) 263:132
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0120.100:chāng
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) 娼
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) 娼
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)