U+65A4 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 a catty (approximately 500 g); an axe; keen, shrewd; KangXi radical number 69. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is j.

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+65A4 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 69 meaning "axe" is 1 of 34 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of 4 strokes. It is also the symbol of the catty, a traditional Chinese unit of mass used across East and Southeast Asia, notably for weighing food and other groceries in some wet markets, street markets, and shops.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 55 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.


System Representation
UTF-8 E6 96 A4
UTF-16 65 A4
UTF-32 00 00 65 A4
URL-Quoted %E6%96%A4
HTML-Escape 斤
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 斤
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) D0 C5
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B6 D4
Pīnyīn j
IRG_GSource G0-3D6F
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3654
IRG_KPSource KP0-D1F
IRG_KSource K0-5045
IRG_TSource T1-4548
IRG_VSource V1-583
BigFive A4E7
CCCII 214260
CNS1986 1-4548
CNS1992 1-4548
EACC 214260
GB0 2979
GB1 2979
Jis0 2252
KSC0 4837
MainlandTelegraph 2443
TaiwanTelegraph 2443
Xerox 250:110

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Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-65A4
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) 斤
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 斤
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 斤
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 斤
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 斤
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 斤
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 斤
Case Folding (cf) 斤
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 斤
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) 斤
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) G0-3D6F
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3654
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-D1F
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-5045
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4548
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-583
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0837.230
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 13534
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 32022.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0479.040
kBigFive (kBigFive) A4E7
kCangjie (kCangjie) HML
kCantonese (kCantonese) gan1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 214260
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 613.603
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4548
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4548
kCowles (kCowles) 1534
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0837.230
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) a catty (approximately 500 g); an axe; keen, shrewd; KangXi radical number 69
kEACC (kEACC) 214260
kFenn (kFenn) 209A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 73.11
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 7222.1
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB0 (kGB0) 2979
kGB1 (kGB1) 2979
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 2
kGSR (kGSR) 0443a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 32022.010
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) jīn(317)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 32022.010:jīn
kHDZRadBreak (kHDZRadBreak) ⽄[U+2F44]:32022.010
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 1736
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) ONO
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KIN
kJis0 (kJis0) 2252
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0479.040
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 385
kKorean (kKorean) KUN
kKPS0 (kKPS0) D1F0
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 4837
kLau (kLau) 845
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 2443
kMandarin (kMandarin) jīn
kMatthews (kMatthews) 1059
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1029
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 13534
kNelson (kNelson) 2076
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 571
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1740+69.4.0
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 69.0
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 69.0
kSBGY (kSBGY) 112.33 397.08
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 觔
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 2443
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 4
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) cân
kXerox (kXerox) 250:110
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0588.020:jīn
z Variant (kZVariant) 觔
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) 斤
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) 斤
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)