U+6597 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 Chinese peck; liquid measure. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is do.

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+6597 behaves as Ideographic regarding line breaks. It has type OLetter for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

Radical 68 meaning "dipper" is 1 of 34 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of 4 strokes. 市斗, sometimes represented by 斗 alone, is also the symbol for a Chinese traditional measurement of dry volume equaling about 10 liters, which is ~18.16 pints, ~2.27 gallons, ~610.2 cubic inches, or ~0.3531 cubic feet.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 32 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.


System Representation
UTF-8 E6 96 97
UTF-16 65 97
UTF-32 00 00 65 97
URL-Quoted %E6%96%97
HTML-Escape 斗
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 斗
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) D4 E0
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) C5 CD
Pīnyīn do
IRG_GSource G0-3637
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-454D
IRG_KPSource KP0-D6D
IRG_KSource K0-5460
IRG_TSource T1-4547
IRG_VSource V1-583
BigFive A4E6
CCCII 21425B
CNS1986 1-4547
CNS1992 1-4547
EACC 276167
GB0 2223
GB1 8815
Jis0 3745
KSC0 5264
MainlandTelegraph 2435
TaiwanTelegraph 2435
Xerox 251:144

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Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6597
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) 斗
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 斗
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 斗
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 斗
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 斗
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 斗
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 斗
Case Folding (cf) 斗
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 斗
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) 斗
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) G0-3637
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-454D
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-D6D
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-5460
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4547
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-583
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0835.270
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 13489
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 32252.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0477.240
kBigFive (kBigFive) A4E6
kCangjie (kCangjie) YJ
kCantonese (kCantonese) dau2
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21425B
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 612.302
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4547
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4547
kCowles (kCowles) 4109
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0835.270
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) Chinese peck; liquid measure
kEACC (kEACC) 276167
kFenn (kFenn) 23C
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 533.10
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 3400.0
kFrequency (kFrequency) 4
kGB0 (kGB0) 2223
kGB1 (kGB1) 8815
kGSR (kGSR) 0116a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 32252.010
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) doù(1360)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 32252.010:dǒu,zhǔ,dòu
kHDZRadBreak (kHDZRadBreak) ⽃[U+2F43]:32252.010
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 1731
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) TOMASU MASU HISHAKU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) TO TOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 3745
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0477.240
kKorean (kKorean) TWU
kKPS0 (kKPS0) D6DE
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 5264
kLau (kLau) 503
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 2435
kMandarin (kMandarin) dòu
kMatthews (kMatthews) 6472
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3027
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 13489
kNelson (kNelson) 2073
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1320
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+3143+68.4.0
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 68.0
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 68.0
kSBGY (kSBGY) 325.42
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 2435
kTang (kTang) *dǒu
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 4
Traditional Variant (kTraditionalVariant) 鬥
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) đấu
kXerox (kXerox) 251:144
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0262.030:dǒu 0263.060:dòu
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) 斗
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) 斗
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)