U+6490 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 prop up, support; brace; to push off (with a pole). Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is ch.

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+6490 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 92 90
UTF-16 64 90
UTF-32 00 00 64 90
URL-Quoted %E6%92%90
HTML-Escape 撐
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 撐
Pīnyīn ch
IRG_GSource GE-2B73
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J1-406F
IRG_KPSource KP1-474
IRG_KSource K1-7159
IRG_TSource T1-6C7D
IRG_VSource V2-8C6
BigFive BCB5
CCCII 21416C
CNS1986 1-6C7D
CNS1992 1-6C7D
EACC 223454
Jis1 3279
KPS1 4749
KSC1 8157
TaiwanTelegraph 2319
Xerox 257:345


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6490
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) 撐
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 撐
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 撐
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 撐
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 撐
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 撐
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 撐
Case Folding (cf) 撐
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 撐
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) 撐
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) ATH
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) GE-2B73
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J1-406F
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-474
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-7159
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-6C7D
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V2-8C6
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0803.190
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 12693
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 31956.060
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0454.030
kBigFive (kBigFive) BCB5
kCangjie (kCangjie) QFBQ
kCantonese (kCantonese) caang1 caang3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21416C
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 591.402
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-6C7D
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-6C7D
kCowles (kCowles) 145 436 439
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0803.190
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) prop up, support; brace; to push off (with a pole)
kEACC (kEACC) 223454
kFenn (kFenn) 587E
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 29.05
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 5905.2
kFrequency (kFrequency) 4
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 31956.060
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) chēng(25) cheng(17)
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 1654
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) SASAERU AKU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) CHOU
kJis1 (kJis1) 3279
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0454.030
kKorean (kKorean) THAYNG
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 4749
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 8157
kMandarin (kMandarin) chēng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 391
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 100
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 12693
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 33
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+19416+64.3.13
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 64.12
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 64.12
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 撑
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 撑
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 2319
kTang (kTang) *tjæ̌ng
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 15
kXerox (kXerox) 257:345
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0134.091:chēng
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) 撐
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) 撐
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)