U+6B38 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 sigh; an exclamatory sound. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is āi.

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+6B38 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 AC B8
UTF-16 6B 38
UTF-32 00 00 6B 38
URL-Quoted %E6%AC%B8
HTML-Escape 欸
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 欸
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) DD B7
Pīnyīn āi
IRG_GSource G3-4E46
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J0-5D37
IRG_KPSource KP1-4EA
IRG_KSource K1-665C
IRG_TSource T2-363D
BigFive D5D9
CCCII 22442B
CNS1986 2-363D
CNS1992 2-363D
EACC 2D3642
GB3 4638
GB8 1258
Jis0 6123
KSC1 7060
Xerox 301:136


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6B38
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) 欸
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 欸
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 欸
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 欸
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 欸
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 欸
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 欸
Case Folding (cf) 欸
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 欸
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) 欸
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) CT
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G3-4E46
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-5D37
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-4EA
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-665C
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-363D
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0956.190
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 16090
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 32140.110
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0568.070
kBigFive (kBigFive) D5D9
kCangjie (kCangjie) IKNO
kCantonese (kCantonese) aai2 ei6 oi1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 22442B
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 729.502
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-363D
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-363D
kCowles (kCowles) 859
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0956.190
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) sigh; an exclamatory sound
kEACC (kEACC) 2D3642
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 1.08 2.04
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 2748.2
kGB3 (kGB3) 4638
kGB8 (kGB8) 1258
kGSR (kGSR) 0938d
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 32140.110
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 32140.110:āi,ǎi,xiè,ế,éi,ê̌,ěi,ề,èi,ê̄
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) NAGEKU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) AI KAI
kJis0 (kJis0) 6123
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0568.070
kKorean (kKorean) AY
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 4EAA
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 7060
kLau (kLau) 12
kMandarin (kMandarin) āi
kMatthews (kMatthews) 7
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2143
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 16090
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 467 1549A
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+5334+76.4.7
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 76.7
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 76.7
kSBGY (kSBGY) 099.09 274.41 385.22
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 唉
Specialized Semantic Variant (kSpecializedSemanticVariant) 唉
kTang (kTang) qə̌i
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 11
kXerox (kXerox) 301:136
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0003.060:āi 0004.020:ǎi 0285.050:ēi 0285.060:éi 0285.070:ěi 0285.080:èi
z Variant (kZVariant) 唉
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) 欸
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) 欸
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)