U+5DE5 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 labor, work; worker, laborer. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is g.

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+5DE5 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 48 meaning "work" is 1 of 31 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of three strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 17 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.


System Representation
UTF-8 E5 B7 A5
UTF-16 5D E5
UTF-32 00 00 5D E5
URL-Quoted %E5%B7%A5
HTML-Escape 工
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake å·¥
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) CD EF
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B9 A9
Pīnyīn g
IRG_GSource G0-3924
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3929
IRG_KPSource KP0-D0B
IRG_KSource K0-4D6F
IRG_TSource T1-4456
IRG_VSource V1-535
BigFive A475
CCCII 213C37
CNS1986 1-4456
CNS1992 1-4456
EACC 213C37
GB0 2504
GB1 2504
Jis0 2509
KSC0 4579
MainlandTelegraph 1562
TaiwanTelegraph 1562
Xerox 241:270

Related Characters

  • ⼯


  • ⼯


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) 工
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 工
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 工
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 工
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 工
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 工
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 工
Case Folding (cf) 工
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 工
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) 工
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) G0-3924
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3929
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-D0B
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-4D6F
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4456
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-535
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0626.020
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 08714
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10410.060
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0325.010
kBigFive (kBigFive) A475
kCangjie (kCangjie) MLM
kCantonese (kCantonese) gung1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213C37
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 463.202
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4456
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4456
kCowles (kCowles) 1877
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0626.020
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) labor, work; worker, laborer
kEACC (kEACC) 213C37
kFenn (kFenn) 8A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 276.04
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 1010.0
kFrequency (kFrequency) 1
kGB0 (kGB0) 2504
kGB1 (kGB1) 2504
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 1
kGSR (kGSR) 1172a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10410.060
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) gōng(5185)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10410.060:gōng
kHDZRadBreak (kHDZRadBreak) ⼯[U+2F2F]:10410.060
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 1134
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) TAKUMI WAZA TSUKASA
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KOU KU
kJis0 (kJis0) 2509
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0325.010
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 469
kKorean (kKorean) KONG
kKPS0 (kKPS0) D0BB
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 4579
kLau (kLau) 998
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 1562
kMandarin (kMandarin) gōng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 3697
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1331
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 08714
kNelson (kNelson) 0003 1451
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 684
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1979+48.3.0 V+13763+48.3.0
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 48.0
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 48.0
kSBGY (kSBGY) 029.02
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 1562
kTang (kTang) gung
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 3
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) công
kXerox (kXerox) 241:270
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0378.120:gōng
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) 工
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) 工
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)