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Glyph for U+624B
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U+624B CJK Unified Ideo­graph-​624B

U+624B was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block U+4E00 to U+9FFF CJK Unified Ideographs in the U+0000 to U+FFFF 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 shǒu.

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 Other Letter for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

Radical 64 or radical hand (手部) meaning "hand" is one of the 34 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals in total) composed of 4 strokes.

When appearing as a left-side component, this radical is almost always written as 扌 (notable exceptions: 拜, although Japanese shinjitai analogizes it to 拝; and dialectal characters 掰, 搿), while it becomes a vertically compressed 手 when appearing as a bottom component.

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

手 is also the 80th indexing component in the Table of Indexing Chinese Character Components predominantly adopted by Simplified Chinese dictionaries published in mainland China, with 扌 being its associated indexing component.


System Representation
UTF-8 E6 89 8B
UTF-16 62 4B
UTF-32 00 00 62 4B
URL-Quoted %E6%89%8B
HTML hex reference 手
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 手
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) E2 A2
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) BC EA
Pīnyīn shǒu

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Complete Record

Property Value
Age 1.1 (1993)
Unicode 1 Name
Block CJK Unified Ideographs
General Category Other Letter
Script Han
Bidirectional Category Left To Right
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition Type None
Decomposition Mapping Glyph for U+624B CJK Unified Ideograph-624B
Simple Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+624B CJK Unified Ideograph-624B
Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+624B CJK Unified Ideograph-624B
Simple Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+624B CJK Unified Ideograph-624B
Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+624B CJK Unified Ideograph-624B
Simple Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+624B CJK Unified Ideograph-624B
Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+624B CJK Unified Ideograph-624B
Case Folding Glyph for U+624B CJK Unified Ideograph-624B
ASCII Hex Digit
Bidi Control
Bidi Mirrored
Composition Exclusion
Case Ignorable
Changes When Casefolded
Changes When Casemapped
Changes When NFKC Casefolded
Changes When Lowercased
Changes When Titlecased
Changes When Uppercased
Full Composition Exclusion
Default Ignorable Code Point
Emoji Modifier Base
Emoji Component
Emoji Modifier
Emoji Presentation
Extended Pictographic
FC NFKC Closure Glyph for U+624B CJK Unified Ideograph-624B
Grapheme Cluster Break Any
Grapheme Base
Grapheme Extend
Grapheme Link
Hex Digit
ID Continue
ID Start
IDS Binary Operator
IDS Trinary Operator and
Indic Mantra Category
Indic Positional Category NA
Indic Syllabic Category Other
Jamo Short Name
Join Control
Logical Order Exception
Noncharacter Code Point
NFC Quick Check Yes
NFD Quick Check Yes
NFKC Casefold Glyph for U+624B CJK Unified Ideograph-624B
NFKC Quick Check Yes
NFKD Quick Check Yes
Other Alphabetic
Other Default Ignorable Code Point
Other Grapheme Extend
Other ID Continue
Other ID Start
Other Lowercase
Other Math
Other Uppercase
Prepended Concatenation Mark
Pattern Syntax
Pattern White Space
Quotation Mark
Regional Indicator
Sentence Break Other Letter
Soft Dotted
Sentence Terminal
Terminal Punctuation
Unified Ideograph
Variation Selector
Word Break Other
White Space
XID Continue
XID Start
Expands On NFC
Expands On NFD
Expands On NFKC
Expands On NFKD
Bidi Paired Bracket Glyph for U+624B CJK Unified Ideograph-624B
Bidi Paired Bracket Type None
East Asian Width Wide
Hangul Syllable Type Not Applicable
ISO 10646 Comment
Joining Group No_Joining_Group
Joining Type Non Joining
Line Break Ideographic
Numeric Type None
Numeric Value not a number
Simple Case Folding Glyph for U+624B CJK Unified Ideograph-624B
Script Extension
Vertical Orientation U
Big Five Mapping A4E2
CCCII Mapping 213F7A
CNS 11643-1986 Mapping 1-4543
CNS 11643-1992 Mapping 1-4543
Cangjie Input Code Q
kCantonese sau2
kCihaiT 557.303
kCowles 3859
kDaeJaweon 0762.090
Unihan Definition hand
kEACC 213F7A
kFenn 141A
kFennIndex 458.03
kFourCornerCode 2050.0
kFrequency 2
kGB0 4254
kGB1 4254
kGSR 1101a
kGradeLevel 1
kHDZRadBreak ⼿[U+2F3F]:31824.010
kHKGlyph 1482
kHanYu 31824.010
kHangul 수:0E
kHanyuPinlu shǒu(2615) shou(12)
kHanyuPinyin 31824.010:shǒu
kIRGDaeJaweon 0762.090
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten 11768
kIRGHanyuDaZidian 31824.010
kIRGKangXi 0416.280
kIRG_GSource G0-4A56
kIRG_HSource HB1-A4E2
kIRG_JSource J0-3C6A
kIRG_KPSource KP0-E3E7
kIRG_KSource K0-6222
kIRG_TSource T1-4543
kIRG_VSource V1-5646
kJapaneseKun TE TEZUKARA
kJapaneseOn SHU
kJis0 2874
kJoyoKanji 2010
kKPS0 E3E7
kKSC0 6602
kKangXi 0416.280
kKorean SWU
kKoreanEducationHanja 2007
kLau 2686
kMainlandTelegraph 2087
kMandarin shǒu
kMatthews 5838
kMeyerWempe 2648
kMorohashi 11768
kNelson 1827
kPhonetic 1140
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) C+2326+64.4.0
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) 64.0
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) 64.0
kSBGY 322.27
Semantic Variant Glyph for U+624C CJK Unified Ideograph-624C
kTGH 2013:121
kTGHZ2013 339.020:shǒu
Taiwanese Telegraph Code 2087
kTang *shiǒu
Stroke Number 4
UnihanCore2020 Set GHJKMPT
Quốc ngữ Pronunciation thủ
kXHC1983 1057.030:shǒu
Xerox Code 241:331