U+62EC 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 include, embrace, enclose. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is ku.

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+62EC 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 E6 8B AC
UTF-16 62 EC
UTF-32 00 00 62 EC
URL-Quoted %E6%8B%AC
HTML-Escape 括
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 括
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) CE C0
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B3 E7
Pīnyīn ku
IRG_GSource G0-4028
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3367
IRG_KPSource KP0-D4A
IRG_KSource K0-4E40
IRG_TSource T1-5144
IRG_VSource V1-567
BigFive AC41
CCCII 214065
CNS1986 1-5144
CNS1992 1-5144
EACC 214065
GB0 3208
GB1 3208
Jis0 1971
KSC0 4632
MainlandTelegraph 2161
TaiwanTelegraph 2161
Xerox 250:175


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) 括
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 括
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 括
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 括
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 括
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 括
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 括
Case Folding (cf) 括
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 括
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) 括
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) G0-4028
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3367
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-D4A
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-4E40
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-5144
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-567
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0776.160
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 11988
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 31870.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0427.190
kBigFive (kBigFive) AC41
kCangjie (kCangjie) QHJR
kCantonese (kCantonese) kut3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 214065
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 572.202
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-5144
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-5144
kCowles (kCowles) 2006
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0776.160
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) include, embrace, enclose
kEACC (kEACC) 214065
kFenn (kFenn) 707E
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 282.04
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 5206.4
kFrequency (kFrequency) 4
kGB0 (kGB0) 3208
kGB1 (kGB1) 3208
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 4
kGSR (kGSR) 0302h
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 31870.010
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) kuò(171)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 31870.010:kuò
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 1552
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KUKURU KUKURI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KATSU
kJis0 (kJis0) 1971
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0427.190
kKorean (kKorean) KWAL
kKPS0 (kKPS0) D4A7
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 4632
kLau (kLau) 1751
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 2161
kMandarin (kMandarin) kuò
kMatthews (kMatthews) 3519
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1282
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 11988
kNelson (kNelson) 1896
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 736
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1477+64.3.6 C+1477+135.6.3
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 64.6
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 64.6
kSBGY (kSBGY) 485.52
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 2161
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 9
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) quát
kXerox (kXerox) 250:175
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0402.120:guā 0665.060:kuò
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) 括
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) 括
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)