U+5B40 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 widow. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is shuāng.

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+5B40 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 AD 80
UTF-16 5B 40
UTF-32 00 00 5B 40
URL-Quoted %E5%AD%80
HTML-Escape 孀
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 孀
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) DF C5
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D5 D2
Pīnyīn shuāng
IRG_GSource G0-6657
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-5552
IRG_KPSource KP0-E1C
IRG_KSource K0-5F45
IRG_TSource T1-7967
IRG_VSource V2-8B4
BigFive C45C
CNS1986 1-7967
CNS1992 1-7967
GB0 7055
GB1 7055
Jis0 5350
KSC0 6337
MainlandTelegraph 1307
TaiwanTelegraph 1307
Xerox 265:163


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5B40
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) 孀
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 孀
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 孀
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 孀
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 孀
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 孀
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 孀
Case Folding (cf) 孀
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 孀
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) 孀
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) G0-6657
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-5552
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E1C
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-5F45
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-7967
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V2-8B4
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0542.180
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 06885
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 21090.070
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0273.430
kBigFive (kBigFive) C45C
kCangjie (kCangjie) VMBU
kCantonese (kCantonese) soeng1 sung1
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 393.104
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-7967
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-7967
kCowles (kCowles) 3629
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0542.180
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) widow
kEACC (kEACC) 213A4C
kFenn (kFenn) 847F
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 467.02
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4146.3
kGB0 (kGB0) 7055
kGB1 (kGB1) 7055
kGSR (kGSR) 0731h
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 21090.070
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 21090.070:shuāng
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0968
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) YAMOME
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 5350
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0273.430
kKorean (kKorean) SANG
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E1C9
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6337
kLau (kLau) 2737
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 1307
kMandarin (kMandarin) shuāng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5920
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2577
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 06885
kNelson (kNelson) 1263
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1161
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4609+38.3.17
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 38.17
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 38.17
kSBGY (kSBGY) 176.30
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 霜
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 1307
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 20
kXerox (kXerox) 265:163
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1073.030:shuāng
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) 孀
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) 孀
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)