U+5B56 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 twins. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is .

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+5B56 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 96
UTF-16 5B 56
UTF-32 00 00 5B 56
URL-Quoted %E5%AD%96
HTML-Escape 孖
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 孖
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) F9 EA
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) 114 A8
IRG_GSource G3-3D6E
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J3-4F56
IRG_KPSource KP1-3E1
IRG_KSource K1-6A71
IRG_TSource T2-2233
BigFive C9D3
CNS1986 2-2233
CNS1992 2-2233
GB3 2978
GB8 9131
JIS0213 1,47,54
Jis1 2630
KSC1 7481
MainlandTelegraph 8311
TaiwanTelegraph 1315
Xerox 311:047


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5B56
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) 孖
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 孖
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 孖
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 孖
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 孖
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 孖
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 孖
Case Folding (cf) 孖
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 孖
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) 孖
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
kIBMJapan (kIBMJapan) FAA6
kIICore (kIICore) BHM
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G3-3D6E
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J3-4F56
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-3E1
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-6A71
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-2233
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0545.060
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 06941
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 21011.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0277.170
kBigFive (kBigFive) C9D3
kCangjie (kCangjie) NDND
kCantonese (kCantonese) maa1
kCheungBauer (kCheungBauer) 039/03;NDND;maa1
kCheungBauerIndex (kCheungBauerIndex) 398.11 399.01 399.02
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 398.102
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-2233
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-2233
kCowles (kCowles) 2552
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0545.060
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) twins
kEACC (kEACC) 217D7C
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 1744.7
kGB3 (kGB3) 2978
kGB8 (kGB8) 9131
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 21011.010
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 21011.010:zī,mā
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) HUTAGO
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHI JI
kJIS0213 (kJIS0213) 1,47,54
kJis1 (kJis1) 2630
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0277.170
kKorean (kKorean) CA
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 3E1D
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 7481
kLau (kLau) 2034
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 8311
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 6941
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1725
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 06941
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 134 861
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+8432+39.3.3
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 39.3
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 39.3
kSBGY (kSBGY) 063.20 357.18
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 1315
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 6
kXerox (kXerox) 311:047
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0753.100:mā
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) 孖
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) 孖
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)