U+63A9 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 to cover (with the hand); shut, conceal; ambush. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is y.

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+63A9 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 A9
UTF-16 63 A9
UTF-32 00 00 63 A9
URL-Quoted %E6%8E%A9
HTML-Escape 掩
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 掩
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) E5 F3
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B1 E6
Pīnyīn y
IRG_GSource G0-515A
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3166
IRG_KPSource KP0-F8C
IRG_KSource K0-6573
IRG_TSource T1-5A5F
IRG_VSource V0-376
BigFive B1BB
CCCII 214126
CNS1986 1-5A5F
CNS1992 1-5A5F
EACC 214126
GB0 4958
GB1 4958
Jis0 1770
KSC0 6983
MainlandTelegraph 2237
TaiwanTelegraph 2237
Xerox 256:125

Related Characters



Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-63A9
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) 掩
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 掩
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 掩
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 掩
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 掩
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 掩
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 掩
Case Folding (cf) 掩
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 掩
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) 掩
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) G0-515A
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3166
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-F8C
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-6573
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-5A5F
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V0-376
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0790.030
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 12285
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 31893.050
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0439.090
kBigFive (kBigFive) B1BB
kCangjie (kCangjie) QKLU
kCantonese (kCantonese) am2 jim2
kCCCII (kCCCII) 214126
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 582.501
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-5A5F
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-5A5F
kCowles (kCowles) 41 1301
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0790.030
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) to cover (with the hand); shut, conceal; ambush
kEACC (kEACC) 214126
kFenn (kFenn) 810E
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 626.03
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 5401.6
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB0 (kGB0) 4958
kGB1 (kGB1) 4958
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 3
kGSR (kGSR) 0614b
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 31893.050 31944.050
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) yǎn(84)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 31893.050:yǎn,yàn 31944.050:yàn,yǎn
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 1583
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) OOU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) EN
kJis0 (kJis0) 1770
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0439.090
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 238
kKorean (kKorean) EM
kKPS0 (kKPS0) F8C4
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6983
kLau (kLau) 3448
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 2237
kMandarin (kMandarin) yǎn
kMatthews (kMatthews) 7380
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 31 872
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 12285
kNelson (kNelson) 1932
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1562
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1288+64.3.8
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 64.8
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 64.8
kSBGY (kSBGY) 335.07
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 揜
Specialized Semantic Variant (kSpecializedSemanticVariant) 揞
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 2237
kTang (kTang) *qyɛ̌m
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 11
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) ém
kXerox (kXerox) 256:125
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1328.120:yǎn
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) 掩
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) 掩
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)