U+68CB 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 chess; any game similar to chess. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is q.

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+68CB 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 A3 8B
UTF-16 68 CB
UTF-32 00 00 68 CB
URL-Quoted %E6%A3%8B
HTML-Escape 棋
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 棋
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) D1 A4
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B4 FD
Pīnyīn q
IRG_GSource G0-4665
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-347D
IRG_KPSource KP0-D2C
IRG_KSource K0-5124
IRG_TSource T1-5F76
IRG_VSource V0-3A2
BigFive B4D1
CCCII 214472
CNS1986 1-5F76
CNS1992 1-5F76
EACC 214472
GB0 3869
GB1 3869
Jis0 2093
KSC0 4904
MainlandTelegraph 2759
TaiwanTelegraph 2759
Xerox 253:371


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
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) 棋
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 棋
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 棋
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 棋
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 棋
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 棋
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 棋
Case Folding (cf) 棋
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 棋
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) 棋
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) G0-4665
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-347D
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-D2C
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-5124
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-5F76
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V0-3A2
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0920.110
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 14922
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 21224.040
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0532.030
kBigFive (kBigFive) B4D1
kCangjie (kCangjie) DTMC
kCantonese (kCantonese) kei4
kCCCII (kCCCII) 214472
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 702.503
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-5F76
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-5F76
kCowles (kCowles) 1957
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0920.110
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) chess; any game similar to chess
kEACC (kEACC) 214472
kFenn (kFenn) 102G
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 39.05
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4498.1
kFrequency (kFrequency) 4
kGB0 (kGB0) 3869
kGB1 (kGB1) 3869
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 3
kGSR (kGSR) 0952u
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 21224.040
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) qí(21)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 21224.040:qí,jī
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 1944
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) GO
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KI GI
kJis0 (kJis0) 2093
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0532.030
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 338
kKorean (kKorean) KI
kKPS0 (kKPS0) D2CE
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 4904
kLau (kLau) 1683
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 2759
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 527
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1122
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 14922
kNelson (kNelson) 2294
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 604
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1593+75.4.8
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 75.8
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 75.8
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 棊碁
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 2759
kTang (kTang) ghiə
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 12
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) cời
kXerox (kXerox) 253:371
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0896.040:qí
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) 棋
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) 棋
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)