U+5DE6 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 left; east; unorthodox, improper. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is zu.

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+5DE6 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 B7 A6
UTF-16 5D E6
UTF-32 00 00 5D E6
URL-Quoted %E5%B7%A6
HTML-Escape 左
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake å·¦
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) F1 A7
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) BA B8
Pīnyīn zu
IRG_GSource G0-5773
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3A38
IRG_KSource K0-7127
IRG_TSource T1-464A
IRG_VSource V1-535
BigFive A5AA
CNS1986 1-464A
CNS1992 1-464A
GB0 5583
GB1 5583
Jis0 2624
KSC0 8107
MainlandTelegraph 1563
TaiwanTelegraph 1563
Xerox 245:073

Related Characters

  • ㊧
  • 🈬


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) 左
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 左
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 左
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 左
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 左
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 左
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 左
Case Folding (cf) 左
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 左
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) 左
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) G0-5773
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3A38
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-ECA
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-7127
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-464A
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-535
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0626.070
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 08720
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10411.050
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0325.080
kBigFive (kBigFive) A5AA
kCangjie (kCangjie) KM
kCantonese (kCantonese) zo2
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 464.201
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-464A
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-464A
kCowles (kCowles) 4597
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0626.070
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) left; east; unorthodox, improper
kEACC (kEACC) 213C3A
kFenn (kFenn) 177B
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 552.03
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4001.1
kFrequency (kFrequency) 3
kGB0 (kGB0) 5583
kGB1 (kGB1) 5583
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 1
kGSR (kGSR) 0005a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10411.050
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) zuǒ(546)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10411.050:zuǒ
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 1137
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) HIDARI MOTORU TASUKERU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SA
kJis0 (kJis0) 2624
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0325.080
kKorean (kKorean) CWA
kKPS0 (kKPS0) ECA5
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 8107
kLau (kLau) 1537
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 1563
kMandarin (kMandarin) zuǒ
kMatthews (kMatthews) 6774
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3425
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 08720
kNelson (kNelson) 1455
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 232
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2088+48.3.2
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 48.2
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 48.2
kSBGY (kSBGY) 305.11 419.15
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 1563
kTang (kTang) tzɑ̌
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 5
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) tả
kXerox (kXerox) 245:073
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1550.090:zuǒ
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) 左
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) 左
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)