U+5F8C 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 behind, rear, after; descendents. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is hòu.

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+5F8C 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 BE 8C
UTF-16 5F 8C
UTF-32 00 00 5F 8C
URL-Quoted %E5%BE%8C
HTML-Escape 後
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 後
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) FD AD
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B8 E5
Pīnyīn hòu
IRG_GSource G0-6161
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3865
IRG_KPSource KP0-F4E
IRG_KSource K0-7D2D
IRG_TSource T1-5125
IRG_VSource V1-546
BigFive ABE1
CCCII 213D65
CNS1986 1-5125
CNS1992 1-5125
EACC 213D65
GB0 6565
GB1 2683
Jis0 2469
KSC0 9313
TaiwanTelegraph 1775
Xerox 241:137

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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) 後
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 後
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 後
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 後
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 後
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 後
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 後
Case Folding (cf) 後
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 後
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) 後
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) G0-6161
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3865
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-F4E
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-7D2D
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-5125
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-546
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0688.010
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 10098
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 20822.030
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0366.180
kBigFive (kBigFive) ABE1
kCangjie (kCangjie) HOVIE
kCantonese (kCantonese) hau6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 213D65
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 511.201
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-5125
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-5125
kCowles (kCowles) 1013
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0688.010
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) behind, rear, after; descendents
kEACC (kEACC) 213D65
kFenn (kFenn) 876A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 157.12 158.01
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 2224.7
kFrequency (kFrequency) 1
kGB0 (kGB0) 6565
kGB1 (kGB1) 2683
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 1
kGSR (kGSR) 0115a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 20822.030
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 20822.030:hòu
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 1273
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) OKURERU NOCHI ATO
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) GO KOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 2469
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0366.180
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 81
kKorean (kKorean) HWU
kKPS0 (kKPS0) F4E9
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 9313
kLau (kLau) 1149
kMandarin (kMandarin) hòu
kMatthews (kMatthews) 2143
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 685
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 10098
kNelson (kNelson) 1610
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 447
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1945+60.3.6
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 60.6
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 60.6
kSBGY (kSBGY) 325.13 437.35
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 后
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 1775
kTang (kTang) *hǒu hòu
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 9
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) hậu
kXerox (kXerox) 241:137
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0468.011:hòu
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) 後
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) 後
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)