U+5ECB 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 conceal, hide; search for, seek. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is sōu.

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+5ECB 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 BB 8B
UTF-16 5E CB
UTF-32 00 00 5E CB
URL-Quoted %E5%BB%8B
HTML-Escape 廋
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 廋
Pīnyīn sōu
IRG_GSource G3-3A65
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J3-742F
IRG_KPSource KP1-414
IRG_KSource K1-652B
IRG_TSource T2-4266
BigFive DD60
CCCII 222855
CNS1986 2-4266
CNS1992 2-4266
EACC 222855
GB3 2669
GB8 9111
JIS0213 1,84,15
Jis1 2850
KPS1 4149
KSC1 6911
MainlandTelegraph 1672
TaiwanTelegraph 1672
Xerox 276:063


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) 廋
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 廋
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 廋
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 廋
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 廋
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 廋
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 廋
Case Folding (cf) 廋
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 廋
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) 廋
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
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G3-3A65
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J3-742F
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-414
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-652B
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-4266
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0660.020
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 09438
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 20895.050
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0349.140
kBigFive (kBigFive) DD60
kCangjie (kCangjie) IHXE
kCantonese (kCantonese) sau1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 222855
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 492.202
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-4266
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-4266
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0660.020
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) conceal, hide; search for, seek
kEACC (kEACC) 222855
kFenn (kFenn) 681I
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 472.11
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 0024.7
kGB3 (kGB3) 2669
kGB8 (kGB8) 9111
kGSR (kGSR) 1097e
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 20895.050
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 20895.050:sōu
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KAKUSU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHUU SHU SOU SU
kJIS0213 (kJIS0213) 1,84,15
kJis1 (kJis1) 2850
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0349.140
kKorean (kKorean) SWU
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 4149
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 6911
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 1672
kMandarin (kMandarin) sōu
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5471
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2558a
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 09438
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1143
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+15390+53.3.10 V+14510+53.3.9
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 53.10
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 53.10
kSBGY (kSBGY) 208.34
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 廀
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 1672
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 12
kXerox (kXerox) 276:063
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1093.050:sōu
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) 廋
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) 廋
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)