U+5AFA 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 refined, elegant, gracious. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is xián.

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+5AFA 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-16 5A FA
UTF-32 00 00 5A FA
URL-Quoted %E5%AB%BA
HTML-Escape 嫺
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 嫺
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D5 C6
Pīnyīn xián
IRG_GSource GE-2739
IRG_HSource H-F9
IRG_JSource J0-5546
IRG_KPSource KP1-3DE
IRG_KSource K1-7275
IRG_TSource T3-4B5C
CCCII 217D32
CNS1986 E-4B5C
CNS1992 3-4B5C
Jis0 5338
KSC1 8285
TaiwanTelegraph 1288
Xerox 323:253


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) 嫺
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 嫺
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 嫺
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 嫺
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 嫺
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 嫺
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 嫺
Case Folding (cf) 嫺
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 嫺
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) 嫺
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) BTM
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) GE-2739
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) H-F9
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-5546
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-3DE
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-7275
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T3-4B5C
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0538.380
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 06710
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 21082.180
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0271.030
kCangjie (kCangjie) VANB
kCantonese (kCantonese) haan4
kCCCII (kCCCII) 217D32
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 391.601
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) E-4B5C
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 3-4B5C
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0538.380
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) refined, elegant, gracious
kEACC (kEACC) 2D3A41
kFenn (kFenn) 637I
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 178.02
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4742.0
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 21082.180
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 21082.180:xián
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0958
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) MIYABIYAKA
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KAN
kJis0 (kJis0) 5338
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0271.030
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 375
kKorean (kKorean) HAN
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 3DE0
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 8285
kMandarin (kMandarin) xián
kMatthews (kMatthews) 2674
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 06710
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 422
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4597+38.3.12
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 38.12
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 38.12
kSBGY (kSBGY) 129.16
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 嫻
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 1288
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 15
kXerox (kXerox) 323:253
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1247.051:xián
z Variant (kZVariant) 嫻
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) 嫺
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) 嫺
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)