U+5B5B 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 comet. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is bèi.

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+5B5B 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 9B
UTF-16 5B 5B
UTF-32 00 00 5B 5B
URL-Quoted %E5%AD%9B
HTML-Escape 孛
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 孛
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D5 D6
Pīnyīn bèi
IRG_GSource G0-5843
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-5556
IRG_KPSource KP1-3E2
IRG_KSource K1-7178
IRG_TSource T1-4978
IRG_VSource V1-524
BigFive A7B8
CCCII 217E21
CNS1986 1-4978
CNS1992 1-4978
EACC 217E21
GB0 5635
GB1 5635
Jis0 5354
KPS1 3E22
KSC1 8188
MainlandTelegraph 1319
TaiwanTelegraph 1319
Xerox 275:361


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) 孛
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 孛
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 孛
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 孛
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 孛
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 孛
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 孛
Case Folding (cf) 孛
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 孛
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) 孛
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) G0-5843
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-5556
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-3E2
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-7178
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4978
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-524
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0546.010
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 06949
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 21011.050
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0278.080
kBigFive (kBigFive) A7B8
kCangjie (kCangjie) JBND
kCantonese (kCantonese) bui6 but6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 217E21
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 398.501
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4978
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4978
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0546.010
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) comet
kEACC (kEACC) 217E21
kFenn (kFenn) 113K
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 419.08
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4040.7
kGB0 (kGB0) 5635
kGB1 (kGB1) 5635
kGSR (kGSR) 0491a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 21011.050
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 21011.050:bèi,bó
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) BOTSU HAI
kJis0 (kJis0) 5354
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0278.080
kKorean (kKorean) PHAY
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 3E22
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 8188
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 1319
kMandarin (kMandarin) bèi
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5023
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2506c
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 06949
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1093
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4613+24.2.5 C+4613+39.3.4
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 39.4
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 39.4
kSBGY (kSBGY) 387.38 480.33
Specialized Semantic Variant (kSpecializedSemanticVariant) 柏栢
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 1319
kTang (kTang) bət bə̀i
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 7
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) bụt
kXerox (kXerox) 275:361
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0046.060:bèi 0082.060:bó
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) 孛
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) 孛
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)