U+641C 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 search, seek; investigate. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is so.

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+641C 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 90 9C
UTF-16 64 1C
UTF-32 00 00 64 1C
URL-Quoted %E6%90%9C
HTML-Escape 搜
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 搜
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) E2 A4
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D9 D3
Pīnyīn so
IRG_GSource G0-4B51
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-5953
IRG_KPSource KP0-E3E
IRG_KSource K0-6224
IRG_TSource T1-6432
IRG_VSource V1-575
BigFive B76A
CCCII 214154
CNS1986 1-6432
CNS1992 1-6432
EACC 214154
GB0 4349
GB1 4349
Jis0 5751
KSC0 6604
MainlandTelegraph 2282
TaiwanTelegraph 2282
Xerox 254:316

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Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-641C
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) 搜
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 搜
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 搜
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 搜
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 搜
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 搜
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 搜
Case Folding (cf) 搜
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 搜
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) 搜
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) G0-4B51
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-5953
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E3E
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-6224
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-6432
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-575
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0797.190
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 12486
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 31919.070
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0447.070
kBigFive (kBigFive) B76A
kCangjie (kCangjie) QHXE
kCantonese (kCantonese) sau1 sau2
kCCCII (kCCCII) 214154
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 588.208
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-6432
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-6432
kCowles (kCowles) 3607
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0797.190
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) search, seek; investigate
kEACC (kEACC) 214154
kFenn (kFenn) 681E
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 472.12
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 5704.7
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB0 (kGB0) 4349
kGB1 (kGB1) 4349
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 3
kGSR (kGSR) 1097d
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 31919.070
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) soū(61)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 31919.070:sōu,xiāo,sòu,shǎo
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 1620
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) SAGASU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 5751
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0447.070
kKorean (kKorean) SWU
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E3E9
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6604
kLau (kLau) 2682 2683
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 2282
kMandarin (kMandarin) sōu
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5472
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2559
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 12486
kNelson (kNelson) 1968
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1143
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4986+64.3.9 V+14131+64.3.10
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 64.9
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 64.10
kSBGY (kSBGY) 208.29
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 𢯱𢲷
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 2282
kTang (kTang) shrǎu shriou
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 12
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) sưu
kXerox (kXerox) 254:316
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1093.060:sōu
z Variant (kZVariant) 捜
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) 搜
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) 搜
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)