U+6606 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 elder brother; descendants. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is k.

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+6606 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 98 86
UTF-16 66 06
UTF-32 00 00 66 06
URL-Quoted %E6%98%86
HTML-Escape 昆
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 昆
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) CD E0
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) BA AB
Pīnyīn k
IRG_GSource G0-4025
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3A2B
IRG_KPSource KP0-D0A
IRG_KSource K0-4D60
IRG_TSource T1-4D7A
IRG_VSource V1-584
BigFive A9F8
CCCII 21427B
CNS1986 1-4D7A
CNS1992 1-4D7A
EACC 21427B
GB0 3205
GB1 3205
Jis0 2611
KSC0 4564
MainlandTelegraph 2492
TaiwanTelegraph 2492
Xerox 254:144


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6606
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) 昆
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 昆
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 昆
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 昆
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 昆
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 昆
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 昆
Case Folding (cf) 昆
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 昆
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) 昆
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) G0-4025
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3A2B
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-D0A
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-4D60
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4D7A
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-584
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0852.090
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 13792
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 21489.090
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0490.390
kBigFive (kBigFive) A9F8
kCangjie (kCangjie) APP
kCantonese (kCantonese) gwan1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21427B
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 629.504
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4D7A
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4D7A
kCowles (kCowles) 2076
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0852.090
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) elder brother; descendants
kEACC (kEACC) 21427B
kFenn (kFenn) 798F
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 275.06
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6071.1
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB0 (kGB0) 3205
kGB1 (kGB1) 3205
kGSR (kGSR) 0417a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 21489.090
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) kūn(72)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 21489.090:kūn,hún,kùn
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 1765
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) ANI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KON
kJis0 (kJis0) 2611
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0490.390
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 466
kKorean (kKorean) KON HON
kKPS0 (kKPS0) D0AD
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 4564
kLau (kLau) 1038
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 2492
kMandarin (kMandarin) kūn
kMatthews (kMatthews) 3678
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1387
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 13792
kNelson (kNelson) 2106
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 728
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2075+72.4.4 C+2075+81.4.4
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 72.4
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 72.4
kSBGY (kSBGY) 116.35
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 2492
kTang (kTang) guən
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 8
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) con
kXerox (kXerox) 254:144
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0664.020:kūn
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) 昆
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) 昆
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)