U+6398 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 dig, excavate; excavate cave. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is ju.

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+6398 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 8E 98
UTF-16 63 98
UTF-32 00 00 63 98
URL-Quoted %E6%8E%98
HTML-Escape 掘
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 掘
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) CF DE
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B7 A1
Pīnyīn ju
IRG_GSource G0-3E72
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3721
IRG_KPSource KP0-D1C
IRG_KSource K0-4F5E
IRG_TSource T1-5A5C
IRG_VSource V1-573
BigFive B1B8
CCCII 214122
CNS1986 1-5A5C
CNS1992 1-5A5C
EACC 214122
GB0 3082
GB1 3082
Jis0 2301
KSC0 4762
MainlandTelegraph 2228
TaiwanTelegraph 2228
Xerox 253:107


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6398
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) 掘
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 掘
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 掘
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 掘
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 掘
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 掘
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 掘
Case Folding (cf) 掘
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 掘
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) 掘
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) G0-3E72
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3721
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-D1C
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-4F5E
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-5A5C
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-573
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0787.100
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 12264
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 31909.020
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0438.020
kBigFive (kBigFive) B1B8
kCangjie (kCangjie) QSUU
kCantonese (kCantonese) gwat6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 214122
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 580.402
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-5A5C
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-5A5C
kCowles (kCowles) 730 2086
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0787.100
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) dig, excavate; excavate cave
kEACC (kEACC) 214122
kFenn (kFenn) 666E
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 121.05
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 5707.2
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB0 (kGB0) 3082
kGB1 (kGB1) 3082
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 2
kGSR (kGSR) 0496s
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 31909.020
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) jué(11)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 31909.020:jué,kū
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 1580
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) HORU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KUTSU KOTSU
kJis0 (kJis0) 2301
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0438.020
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 493
kKorean (kKorean) KWUL KWEL
kKPS0 (kKPS0) D1C6
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 4762
kLau (kLau) 1044
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 2228
kMandarin (kMandarin) jué
kMatthews (kMatthews) 1695
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1403
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 12264
kNelson (kNelson) 1943
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1449
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1783+64.3.8
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 64.8
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 64.8
kSBGY (kSBGY) 476.23 478.44
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 2228
kTang (kTang) ghiuæt ghiuət
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 11
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) quật
kXerox (kXerox) 253:107
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0620.090:jué
z Variant (kZVariant) 撅
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) 掘
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) 掘
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)