U+656B 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 ancient musical instrument. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is jiǎo.

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+656B 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 95 AB
UTF-16 65 6B
UTF-32 00 00 65 6B
URL-Quoted %E6%95%AB
HTML-Escape 敫
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 敫
Pīnyīn jiǎo
IRG_GSource G0-6B38
IRG_HSource H-93
IRG_JSource J4-2D64
IRG_KSource K2-3778
IRG_TSource T3-414B
CCCII 226055
CNS1986 E-414B
CNS1992 3-414B
EACC 226055
GB0 7524
GB1 7524
JIS0213 2,13,68
Jis1 3351
MainlandTelegraph 8490
TaiwanTelegraph 8475
Xerox 303:164


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-656B
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) 敫
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 敫
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 敫
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 敫
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 敫
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 敫
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 敫
Case Folding (cf) 敫
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 敫
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) 敫
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
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G0-6B38
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) H-93
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J4-2D64
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-3778
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T3-414B
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0826.180
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 13286
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 21470.130
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0473.180
kCangjie (kCangjie) HSOK
kCantonese (kCantonese) giu2 giu3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 226055
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) E-414B
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 3-414B
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0826.180
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) ancient musical instrument
kEACC (kEACC) 226055
kFenn (kFenn) 551P
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 32.01
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 2824
kGB0 (kGB0) 7524
kGB1 (kGB1) 7524
kGSR (kGSR) 1162a
kHanYu (kHanYu) 21470.130
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 21470.130:jiǎo,qiāo,jiào
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) UTSURU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SEKU KYOU KEKI KYAKU
kJIS0213 (kJIS0213) 2,13,68
kJis1 (kJis1) 3351
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0473.180
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 329
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 8490
kMandarin (kMandarin) jiǎo
kMatthews (kMatthews) 478
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 13286
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 635
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+17721+66.4.9
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 66.9
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 66.9
kSBGY (kSBGY) 501.16 520.26
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 8475
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 13
kXerox (kXerox) 303:164
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0569.020,0569.030:jiǎo
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) 敫
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) 敫
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)