U+5F9E 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 from, by, since, whence, through. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is c.

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+5F9E 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 9E
UTF-16 5F 9E
UTF-32 00 00 5F 9E
URL-Quoted %E5%BE%9E
HTML-Escape 從
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 從
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) F0 F4
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D7 CF
Pīnyīn c
IRG_GSource G1-3453
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-574F
IRG_KPSource KP0-E9C
IRG_KSource K0-7074
IRG_TSource T1-5A37
IRG_VSource V1-546
BigFive B171
CNS1986 1-5A37
CNS1992 1-5A37
GB1 2051
Jis0 5547
KSC0 8084
TaiwanTelegraph 1783
Xerox 241:241


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) 從
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 從
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 從
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 從
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 從
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 從
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 從
Case Folding (cf) 從
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 從
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) 從
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) ATH
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G1-3453
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-574F
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E9C
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-7074
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-5A37
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-546
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0692.140
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 10152
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 20829.120
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0368.180
kBigFive (kBigFive) B171
kCangjie (kCangjie) HOOOO
kCantonese (kCantonese) cung4
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 514.501
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-5A37
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-5A37
kCowles (kCowles) 4656 4848
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0692.140
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) from, by, since, whence, through
kEACC (kEACC) 213D6C
kFenn (kFenn) 135A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 565.05 565.01 566.01
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 2828.1
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB1 (kGB1) 2051
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 1
kGSR (kGSR) 1191d
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 20829.120
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) cóng(3708) cōng(25)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 20829.120:cóng,zòng,zōng,cōng,zǒng
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 1280
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) SHITAGAU SHITAGATTE OU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) JUU SHOU JU
kJis0 (kJis0) 5547
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0368.180
kKorean (kKorean) CONG
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E9CB
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 8084
kLau (kLau) 437 1640 2970
kMandarin (kMandarin) cóng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 6919
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3514 3520
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 10152
kNelson (kNelson) 1615
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 329
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4794+60.3.8
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 60.8
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 60.8
kSBGY (kSBGY) 036.36 038.18 345.28
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 从
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 从
Specialized Semantic Variant (kSpecializedSemanticVariant) 从
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 1783
kTang (kTang) *dzhiong tsiong
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 11
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) tòng
kXerox (kXerox) 241:241
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0177.101:cōng 0178.091:cóng
z Variant (kZVariant) 従
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) 從
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) 從
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)