U+5B63 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 quarter of year; season; surname. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is j.

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+5B63 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 A3
UTF-16 5B 63
UTF-32 00 00 5B 63
URL-Quoted %E5%AD%A3
HTML-Escape 季
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake å­£
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) CC F9
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B5 A8
Pīnyīn j
IRG_GSource G0-3C3E
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3528
IRG_KPSource KP0-D3B
IRG_KSource K0-4C79
IRG_TSource T1-4C77
IRG_VSource V1-524
BigFive A975
CCCII 213A58
CNS1986 1-4C77
CNS1992 1-4C77
EACC 213A58
GB0 2830
GB1 2830
Jis0 2108
KSC0 4489
MainlandTelegraph 1323
TaiwanTelegraph 1323
Xerox 246:061


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5B63
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) 季
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 季
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 季
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 季
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 季
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 季
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 季
Case Folding (cf) 季
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 季
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) 季
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) G0-3C3E
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3528
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-D3B
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-4C79
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4C77
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-524
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0547.050
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 06965
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 21013.050
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0279.030
kBigFive (kBigFive) A975
kCangjie (kCangjie) HDND
kCantonese (kCantonese) gwai3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213A58
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 400.401
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4C77
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4C77
kCowles (kCowles) 2066
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0547.050
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) quarter of year; season; surname
kEACC (kEACC) 213A58
kFenn (kFenn) 512A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 34.12
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 2040.7
kFrequency (kFrequency) 4
kGB0 (kGB0) 2830
kGB1 (kGB1) 2830
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 2
kGSR (kGSR) 0538a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 21013.050
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) jì(238)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 21013.050:jì
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0981
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) SUE TOKI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KI
kJis0 (kJis0) 2108
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0279.030
kKorean (kKorean) KYEY
kKPS0 (kKPS0) D3BC
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 4489
kLau (kLau) 1033
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 1323
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 435
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1374
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 06965
kNelson (kNelson) 3266
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 715 1453
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1602+39.3.5 C+1602+115.5.3
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 39.5
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 39.5
kSBGY (kSBGY) 354.41
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 1323
kTang (kTang)
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 8
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) quí
kXerox (kXerox) 246:061
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0534.070:jì
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) 季
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) 季
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)