U+642A 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 ward off, evade; parry; block. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is t.

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+642A 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 AA
UTF-16 64 2A
UTF-32 00 00 64 2A
URL-Quoted %E6%90%AA
HTML-Escape 搪
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 搪
Pīnyīn t
IRG_GSource G0-4C42
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J1-4053
IRG_KPSource KP1-46A
IRG_KSource K1-5D23
IRG_TSource T1-642D
BigFive B765
CCCII 21414A
CNS1986 1-642D
CNS1992 1-642D
EACC 21414A
GB0 4434
GB1 4434
Jis1 3251
KSC1 6103
MainlandTelegraph 2288
TaiwanTelegraph 2288
Xerox 265:331


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-642A
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) 搪
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 搪
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 搪
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 搪
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 搪
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 搪
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 搪
Case Folding (cf) 搪
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 搪
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) 搪
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) G0-4C42
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J1-4053
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-46A
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-5D23
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-642D
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0798.180
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 12505
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 31936.020
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0448.010
kBigFive (kBigFive) B765
kCangjie (kCangjie) QILR
kCantonese (kCantonese) tong4
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21414A
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 587.503
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-642D
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-642D
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0798.180
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) ward off, evade; parry; block
kEACC (kEACC) 21414A
kFenn (kFenn) 723G
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 499.07
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 5006.7
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB0 (kGB0) 4434
kGB1 (kGB1) 4434
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 31936.020
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) táng(14)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 31936.020:táng
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 1623
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) HARU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) TOU DOU
kJis1 (kJis1) 3251
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0448.010
kKorean (kKorean) TANG
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 46AF
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 6103
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 2288
kMandarin (kMandarin) táng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 6118
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 12505
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1381
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+19409+64.3.10
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 64.10
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 64.10
kSBGY (kSBGY) 178.22
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 傏
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 2288
kTang (kTang) dhɑng
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 13
kXerox (kXerox) 265:331
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1118.050:táng
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) 搪
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) 搪
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)