U+5B99 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 time as concept; infinite time. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is zho.

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+5B99 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 99
UTF-16 5B 99
UTF-32 00 00 5B 99
URL-Quoted %E5%AE%99
HTML-Escape 宙
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 宙
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) F1 B5
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) C3 E8
Pīnyīn zho
IRG_GSource G0-5666
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-4368
IRG_KPSource KP0-E9E
IRG_KSource K0-7135
IRG_TSource T1-4C7C
IRG_VSource V1-525
BigFive A97A
CCCII 213A70
CNS1986 1-4C7C
CNS1992 1-4C7C
EACC 213A70
GB0 5470
GB1 5470
Jis0 3572
KSC0 8121
MainlandTelegraph 1352
TaiwanTelegraph 1352
Xerox 257:267


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5B99
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) 宙
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 宙
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 宙
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 宙
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 宙
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 宙
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 宙
Case Folding (cf) 宙
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 宙
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) 宙
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) G0-5666
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-4368
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E9E
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-7135
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4C7C
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-525
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0559.010
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 07108
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 20921.020
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0283.170
kBigFive (kBigFive) A97A
kCangjie (kCangjie) JLW
kCantonese (kCantonese) zau6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213A70
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 414.401
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4C7C
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4C7C
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0559.010
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) time as concept; infinite time
kEACC (kEACC) 213A70
kFenn (kFenn) 818D
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 91.02
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 3060.2
kFrequency (kFrequency) 4
kGB0 (kGB0) 5470
kGB1 (kGB1) 5470
kGSR (kGSR) 1079g
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 20921.020
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) zhoù(130)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 20921.020:zhòu
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 1005
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) SORA
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) CHUU
kJis0 (kJis0) 3572
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0283.170
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 253
kKorean (kKorean) CWU
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E9E4
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 8121
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 1352
kMandarin (kMandarin) zhòu
kMatthews (kMatthews) 1298
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 177c
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 07108
kNelson (kNelson) 1291
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1512
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2982+40.3.5
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 40.5
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 40.5
kSBGY (kSBGY) 435.04
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 1352
kTang (kTang) djhiòu
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 8
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) trụ
kXerox (kXerox) 257:267
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1506.060:zhòu
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) 宙
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) 宙
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)