U+5B38 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 wife of father's younger brother. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is sh.

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+5B38 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 AC B8
UTF-16 5B 38
UTF-32 00 00 5B 38
URL-Quoted %E5%AC%B8
HTML-Escape 嬸
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 嬸
Pīnyīn sh
IRG_GSource G1-4974
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J1-3A39
IRG_KPSource KP1-3E0
IRG_KSource K2-2D51
IRG_TSource T1-7640
IRG_VSource V1-523
BigFive C254
CNS1986 1-7640
CNS1992 1-7640
GB1 4184
Jis1 2625
KPS1 3E04
TaiwanTelegraph 1306
Xerox 255:266


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5B38
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) 嬸
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 嬸
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 嬸
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 嬸
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 嬸
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 嬸
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 嬸
Case Folding (cf) 嬸
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 嬸
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) 嬸
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) ATH
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G1-4974
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J1-3A39
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-3E0
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-2D51
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-7640
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-523
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 06851
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 21089.040
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0273.190
kBigFive (kBigFive) C254
kCangjie (kCangjie) VJHW
kCantonese (kCantonese) sam2
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 392.602
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-7640
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-7640
kCowles (kCowles) 3827
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) wife of father's younger brother
kEACC (kEACC) 213A4B
kFenn (kFenn) 811H
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 445.02
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4346.9
kGB1 (kGB1) 4184
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 4
kHanYu (kHanYu) 21089.040
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) shěn(172) shen(66)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 21089.040:shěn
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0967
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHIN
kJis1 (kJis1) 2625
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0273.190
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 3E04
kLau (kLau) 2647
kMandarin (kMandarin) shěn
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5730
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2622
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 06851
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1121
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+19320+38.3.15
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 38.15
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 38.15
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 婶
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 1306
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 18
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) thím
kXerox (kXerox) 255:266
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1021.051:shěn
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) 嬸
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) 嬸
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)