U+5BE9 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 examine, investigate; judge. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is sh.

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+5BE9 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 AF A9
UTF-16 5B E9
UTF-32 00 00 5B E9
URL-Quoted %E5%AF%A9
HTML-Escape 審
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 審
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) E3 FB
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) BF B3
Pīnyīn sh
IRG_GSource G1-4973
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3F33
IRG_KPSource KP0-E5E
IRG_KSource K0-637B
IRG_TSource T1-6C50
IRG_VSource V1-527
BigFive BC66
CCCII 213B36
CNS1986 1-6C50
CNS1992 1-6C50
EACC 213B36
GB1 4183
Jis0 3119
KSC0 6791
TaiwanTelegraph 1399
Xerox 251:052


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) 審
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 審
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 審
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 審
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 審
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 審
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 審
Case Folding (cf) 審
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 審
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) 審
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) ATJ
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G1-4973
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3F33
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E5E
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-637B
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-6C50
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-527
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0577.210
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 07316
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 20954.050
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0291.220
kBigFive (kBigFive) BC66
kCangjie (kCangjie) JHDW
kCantonese (kCantonese) sam2
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213B36
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 429.603
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-6C50
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-6C50
kCowles (kCowles) 3826
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0577.210
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) examine, investigate; judge
kEACC (kEACC) 213B36
kFenn (kFenn) 811B
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 444.09 445.01
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 3060.9
kFrequency (kFrequency) 4
kGB1 (kGB1) 4183
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 6
kGSR (kGSR) 0665a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 20954.050
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) shěn(58)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 20954.050:shěn,pán
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 1040
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) TSUMABIRAKA
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHIN
kJis0 (kJis0) 3119
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0291.220
kKorean (kKorean) SIM
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E5E1
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6791
kLau (kLau) 2646
kMandarin (kMandarin) shěn
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5729
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2621
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 07316
kNelson (kNelson) 1341
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 338 1121
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2553+40.3.12
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 40.12
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 40.12
kSBGY (kSBGY) 329.06
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 审
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 1399
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 15
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) thẩm
kXerox (kXerox) 251:052
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1021.031:shěn
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) 審
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) 審
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)