U+672C 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 root, origin, source; basis. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is b.

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+672C 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 9C AC
UTF-16 67 2C
UTF-32 00 00 67 2C
URL-Quoted %E6%9C%AC
HTML-Escape 本
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 本
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) DC E2
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) CB DC
Pīnyīn b
IRG_GSource G0-313E
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-4B5C
IRG_KSource K0-5C62
IRG_TSource T1-465B
IRG_VSource V1-592
BigFive A5BB
CCCII 214369
CNS1986 1-465B
CNS1992 1-465B
EACC 214369
GB0 1730
GB1 1730
Jis0 4360
KSC0 6066
MainlandTelegraph 2609
TaiwanTelegraph 2609
Xerox 241:157

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Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-672C
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) 本
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 本
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 本
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 本
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 本
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 本
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 本
Case Folding (cf) 本
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 本
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) 本
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) G0-313E
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-4B5C
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-DEC
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-5C62
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-465B
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-592
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0891.020
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 14421
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 21151.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0509.070
kBigFive (kBigFive) A5BB
kCangjie (kCangjie) DM
kCantonese (kCantonese) bun2
kCCCII (kCCCII) 214369
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 666.301
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-465B
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-465B
kCowles (kCowles) 3388
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0891.020
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) root, origin, source; basis
kEACC (kEACC) 214369
kFenn (kFenn) 485A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 395.05
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4040.3 5023.0
kFrequency (kFrequency) 1
kGB0 (kGB0) 1730
kGB1 (kGB1) 1730
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 1
kGSR (kGSR) 0440a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 21151.010
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) běn(2326)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 21151.010:běn,bēn
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 1840
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) MOTO
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) HON
kJis0 (kJis0) 4360
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0509.070
kKorean (kKorean) PON
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6066
kLau (kLau) 152
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 2609
kMandarin (kMandarin) běn
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5025
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2492
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 14421
kNelson (kNelson) 0096
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1088
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+3722+75.4.1
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 75.1
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 75.1
kSBGY (kSBGY) 282.21
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 2609
kTang (kTang) *bə̌n
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 5
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) bản
kXerox (kXerox) 241:157
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0050.080:běn
z Variant (kZVariant) 夲
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) 本
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) 本
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)