U+5B88 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 defend, protect, guard, conserve. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is sho.

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+5B88 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 AE 88
UTF-16 5B 88
UTF-32 00 00 5B 88
URL-Quoted %E5%AE%88
HTML-Escape 守
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 守
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) E1 FA
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) BC E9
Pīnyīn sho
IRG_GSource G0-4A58
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3C69
IRG_KPSource KP0-E3E
IRG_KSource K0-617A
IRG_TSource T1-4776
IRG_VSource V1-524
BigFive A675
CCCII 213A66
CNS1986 1-4776
CNS1992 1-4776
EACC 213A66
GB0 4256
GB1 4256
Jis0 2873
KSC0 6590
MainlandTelegraph 1343
TaiwanTelegraph 1343
Xerox 245:133


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5B88
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) 守
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 守
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 守
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 守
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 守
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 守
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 守
Case Folding (cf) 守
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 守
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) 守
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) G0-4A58
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3C69
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E3E
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-617A
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4776
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-524
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0552.040
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 07071
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 20912.030
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0282.050
kBigFive (kBigFive) A675
kCangjie (kCangjie) JDI
kCantonese (kCantonese) sau2
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213A66
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 405.401
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4776
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4776
kCowles (kCowles) 3861
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0552.040
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) defend, protect, guard, conserve
kEACC (kEACC) 213A66
kFenn (kFenn) 18C
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 459.02
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 3034.2
kFrequency (kFrequency) 3
kGB0 (kGB0) 4256
kGB1 (kGB1) 4256
kGSR (kGSR) 1099a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 20912.030
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) shoǔ(218)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 20912.030:shǒu,shòu
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 0995
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) MAMORU MORI MAMORI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHU SU
kJis0 (kJis0) 2873
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0282.050
kKorean (kKorean) SWU
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E3E1
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6590
kLau (kLau) 2684
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 1343
kMandarin (kMandarin) shǒu
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5844
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2649
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 07071
kNelson (kNelson) 1282
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 277 1142
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2325+40.3.3 C+2325+41.3.3
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 40.3
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 40.3
kSBGY (kSBGY) 322.28 435.18
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 1343
kTang (kTang) *shiǒu
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 6
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) thú
kXerox (kXerox) 245:133
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1056.020:shǒu
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) 守
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) 守
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)