U+5C38 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 corpse; to impersonate the dead; to preside; KangXi radical 44. 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. The glyph can, under circumstances, be confused with 1 other glyphs. In text U+5C38 behaves as Ideographic regarding line breaks. It has type OLetter for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

Radical 44 meaning "corpse" is 1 of 31 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of three strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 148 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.


System Representation
UTF-8 E5 B0 B8
UTF-16 5C 38
UTF-32 00 00 5C 38
URL-Quoted %E5%B0%B8
HTML-Escape 尸
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake å°¸
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) E3 B9
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D5 F9
Pīnyīn sh
IRG_GSource G0-4A2C
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-5579
IRG_KPSource KP0-E4F
IRG_KSource K0-6339
IRG_TSource T1-4453
IRG_VSource V1-532
BigFive A472
CNS1986 1-4453
CNS1992 1-4453
GB0 4212
GB1 4212
Jis0 5389
KSC0 6725
MainlandTelegraph 1437
TaiwanTelegraph 1437
Xerox 265:325

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Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5C38
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) 尸
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 尸
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 尸
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 尸
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 尸
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 尸
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 尸
Case Folding (cf) 尸
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 尸
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) 尸
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) G0-4A2C
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-5579
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E4F
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-6339
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4453
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-532
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0595.070
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 07630
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 20963.140
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0299.260
kBigFive (kBigFive) A472
kCangjie (kCangjie) S
kCantonese (kCantonese) si1
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 445.304
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4453
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4453
kCowles (kCowles) 3901
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0595.070
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) corpse; to impersonate the dead; to preside; KangXi radical 44
kEACC (kEACC) 213B4D
kFenn (kFenn) 724E
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 450.02
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 7720.7
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB0 (kGB0) 4212
kGB1 (kGB1) 4212
kGSR (kGSR) 0561a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 20963.140
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) shī(14)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 20963.140:shī
kHDZRadBreak (kHDZRadBreak) ⼫[U+2F2B]:20963.140
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 1063
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) SHIKABANE KATASHIRO
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHI
kJis0 (kJis0) 5389
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0299.260
kKorean (kKorean) SI
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E4FE
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6725
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 1437
kMandarin (kMandarin) shī
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5756
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2683
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 07630
kNelson (kNelson) 1376
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1176
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4648+44.3.0
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 44.0
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 44.0
kSBGY (kSBGY) 054.16
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 屍
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 1437
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 3
Traditional Variant (kTraditionalVariant) 屍
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) thây
kXerox (kXerox) 265:325
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1035.040:shī
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) 尸
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) 尸
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)