U+624B 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 hand. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is sho.

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+624B 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 64 meaning "hand" is 1 of 34 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of 4 strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 1203 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.


System Representation
UTF-8 E6 89 8B
UTF-16 62 4B
UTF-32 00 00 62 4B
URL-Quoted %E6%89%8B
HTML-Escape 手
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 手
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) E2 A2
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) BC EA
Pīnyīn sho
IRG_GSource G0-4A56
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3C6A
IRG_KPSource KP0-E3E
IRG_KSource K0-6222
IRG_TSource T1-4543
IRG_VSource V1-564
BigFive A4E2
CNS1986 1-4543
CNS1992 1-4543
GB0 4254
GB1 4254
Jis0 2874
KSC0 6602
MainlandTelegraph 2087
TaiwanTelegraph 2087
Xerox 241:331

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Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-624B
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) 手
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 手
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 手
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 手
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 手
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 手
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 手
Case Folding (cf) 手
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 手
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) 手
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) G0-4A56
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3C6A
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E3E
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-6222
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4543
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-564
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0762.090
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 11768
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 31824.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0416.280
kBigFive (kBigFive) A4E2
kCangjie (kCangjie) Q
kCantonese (kCantonese) sau2
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 557.303
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4543
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4543
kCowles (kCowles) 3859
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0762.090
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) hand
kEACC (kEACC) 213F7A
kFenn (kFenn) 141A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 458.03
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 2050.0
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB0 (kGB0) 4254
kGB1 (kGB1) 4254
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 1
kGSR (kGSR) 1101a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 31824.010
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) shoǔ(2615) shou(12)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 31824.010:shǒu
kHDZRadBreak (kHDZRadBreak) ⼿[U+2F3F]:31824.010
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 1482
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) TE TEZUKARA
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHU
kJis0 (kJis0) 2874
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0416.280
kKorean (kKorean) SWU
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E3E7
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6602
kLau (kLau) 2686
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 2087
kMandarin (kMandarin) shǒu
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5838
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2648
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 11768
kNelson (kNelson) 1827
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1140
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2326+64.4.0
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 64.0
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 64.0
kSBGY (kSBGY) 322.27
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 扌
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 2087
kTang (kTang) *shiǒu
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 4
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) thủ
kXerox (kXerox) 241:331
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1057.030:shǒu
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) 手
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) 手
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)