U+662D 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 bright, luminous; illustrious. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is zhāo.

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+662D 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 AD
UTF-16 66 2D
UTF-32 00 00 66 2D
URL-Quoted %E6%98%AD
HTML-Escape 昭
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 昭
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) E1 B9
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) BE BC
Pīnyīn zhāo
IRG_GSource G0-5551
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3E3C
IRG_KPSource KP0-E3A
IRG_KSource K0-6139
IRG_TSource T1-514F
IRG_VSource V2-8D2
BigFive AC4C
CCCII 214328
CNS1986 1-514F
CNS1992 1-514F
EACC 214328
GB0 5349
GB1 5349
Jis0 3028
KSC0 6525
MainlandTelegraph 2507
TaiwanTelegraph 2507
Xerox 253:145

Related Characters

  • ㍼


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-662D
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) 昭
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 昭
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 昭
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 昭
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 昭
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 昭
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 昭
Case Folding (cf) 昭
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 昭
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) 昭
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) G0-5551
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3E3C
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E3A
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-6139
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-514F
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V2-8D2
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0858.020
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 13855
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 21504.090
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0493.220
kBigFive (kBigFive) AC4C
kCangjie (kCangjie) ASHR
kCantonese (kCantonese) ciu1 ziu1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 214328
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 638.204
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-514F
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-514F
kCowles (kCowles) 289
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0858.020
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) bright, luminous; illustrious
kEACC (kEACC) 214328
kFenn (kFenn) 715G
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 19.05
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6706.2
kFrequency (kFrequency) 4
kGB0 (kGB0) 5349
kGB1 (kGB1) 5349
kGSR (kGSR) 1131m
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 21504.090
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 21504.090:zhāo,zhào
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 1773
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) AKIRAKA
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 3028
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0493.220
kKorean (kKorean) SO CO
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E3A6
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6525
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 2507
kMandarin (kMandarin) zhāo
kMatthews (kMatthews) 236
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 315a 319b
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 13855
kNelson (kNelson) 2114
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 219
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2468+72.4.5
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 72.5
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 72.5
kSBGY (kSBGY) 149.22
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 2507
kTang (kTang) *jiɛu
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 9
kXerox (kXerox) 253:145
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1459.010:zhāo
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) 昭
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) 昭
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)