U+664B 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 advance, increase; promote. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is jìn.

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+664B 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:

or (pinyin jìn) could refer to the following:

  • The abbreviation for Shanxi Province, PR China
  • Jin (Chinese state) (晋国/晉國), a state that existed in what is now Southern Shanxi during the Zhou Dynasty
  • Jin Dynasty (265-420) (晋朝/晉朝), a dynastic period of China
    • Western Jin (西晋/西晉)
    • Eastern Jin (东晋/東晉)
  • Jin (Later Tang precursor) (晋国/晉國)
  • Later Jin (Five Dynasties) (后晋/後晋)


System Representation
UTF-8 E6 99 8B
UTF-16 66 4B
UTF-32 00 00 66 4B
URL-Quoted %E6%99%8B
HTML-Escape 晋
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 晋
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) F2 CC
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) BF B8
Pīnyīn jìn
IRG_GSource G0-3D7A
IRG_HSource H-FC
IRG_JSource J0-3F38
IRG_KSource K0-724C
IRG_TSource T3-3148
CCCII 33432F
CNS1986 E-3148
CNS1992 3-3148
EACC 33432F
GB0 2990
GB1 2990
Jis0 3124
KSC0 8244
MainlandTelegraph 2516


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-664B
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) 晋
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 晋
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 晋
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 晋
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 晋
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 晋
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 晋
Case Folding (cf) 晋
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 晋
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) 晋
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) AGJ
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G0-3D7A
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) H-FC
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3F38
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-EAF
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-724C
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T3-3148
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0860.080
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 13899
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 21506.030
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0495.020
kCangjie (kCangjie) MCA
kCantonese (kCantonese) zeon3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 33432F
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 641.205
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) E-3148
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 3-3148
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0860.080
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) advance, increase; promote
kEACC (kEACC) 33432F
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 76.08
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 1060.1
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB0 (kGB0) 2990
kGB1 (kGB1) 2990
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 21506.030
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) SUSUMU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHIN
kJis0 (kJis0) 3124
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0495.020
kKorean (kKorean) CIN
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 8244
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 2516
kMandarin (kMandarin) jìn
kMatthews (kMatthews) 1088
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3499c
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 13899
kNelson (kNelson) 0055
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 311
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2558+72.4.6
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 72.6
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 72.6
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 晉
kTang (kTang) *tzìn
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 10
Traditional Variant (kTraditionalVariant) 晉
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0591.020:jìn
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) 晋
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) 晋
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)