U+5B57 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 letter, character, word. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is z.

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+5B57 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 97
UTF-16 5B 57
UTF-32 00 00 5B 57
URL-Quoted %E5%AD%97
HTML-Escape 字
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 字
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) ED AE
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) BB FA
Pīnyīn z
IRG_GSource G0-5756
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3B7A
IRG_KPSource KP0-E6A
IRG_KSource K0-6D2E
IRG_TSource T1-4773
IRG_VSource V1-523
BigFive A672
CCCII 213A52
CNS1986 1-4773
CNS1992 1-4773
EACC 213A52
GB0 5554
GB1 5554
Jis0 2790
KSC0 7714
MainlandTelegraph 1316
TaiwanTelegraph 1316
Xerox 242:041

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Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5B57
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) 字
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 字
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 字
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 字
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 字
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 字
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 字
Case Folding (cf) 字
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 字
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) 字
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) G0-5756
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3B7A
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E6A
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-6D2E
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4773
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-523
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0545.070
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 06942
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 21010.020
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0277.180
kBigFive (kBigFive) A672
kCangjie (kCangjie) JND
kCantonese (kCantonese) zi6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213A52
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 398.103
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4773
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4773
kCowles (kCowles) 4672
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0545.070
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) letter, character, word
kEACC (kEACC) 213A52
kFenn (kFenn) 112A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 586.02 587.01
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 3040.7
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB0 (kGB0) 5554
kGB1 (kGB1) 5554
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 1
kGSR (kGSR) 0964n
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 21010.020
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) zì(676) zi(138)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 21010.020:zì
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0974
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) AZA UMU MASU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) JI
kJis0 (kJis0) 2790
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0277.180
kKorean (kKorean) CA
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E6AF
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 7714
kLau (kLau) 1446
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 1316
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 6942
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3536
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 06942
kNelson (kNelson) 1281
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 134 147
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2248+39.3.3 C+2248+40.3.3
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 39.3
Radical Stroke Count (Morohashi) (kRSKanWa) 39.3
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 39.3
kSBGY (kSBGY) 357.13
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 1316
kTang (kTang) *dzhiə̀ dzhiə̀
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 6
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) tự
kXerox (kXerox) 242:041
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1533.040:zì
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) 字
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) 字
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)