U+6C34 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 water, liquid, lotion, juice. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is shu.

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 2 other glyphs. In text U+6C34 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:

Radical 85 meaning "water" is one of 35 of the 214 Kangxi radicals that are composed of 4 strokes. Radical 85 is closely related to Radical 15 冫 (= ice), from which it differs by the addition of just one stroke.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 1,595 characters (out of 40,000) to be found under this radical.

In the Chinese Wu Xing ("Five Phases"), 水 represents the element Water. In Taoist cosmology, 水 (Water) is the nature component of the Ba gua diagram 坎 Kǎn.


System Representation
UTF-8 E6 B0 B4
UTF-16 6C 34
UTF-32 00 00 6C 34
URL-Quoted %E6%B0%B4
HTML-Escape 水
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake æ°´
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) E2 A9
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) BF E5
Pīnyīn shu
IRG_GSource G0-4B2E
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3F65
IRG_KPSource KP0-E3E
IRG_KSource K0-6229
IRG_TSource T1-4555
IRG_VSource V1-5B5
BigFive A4F4
CCCII 21465C
CNS1986 1-4555
CNS1992 1-4555
EACC 21465C
GB0 4314
GB1 4314
Jis0 3169
KSC0 6609
MainlandTelegraph 3055
TaiwanTelegraph 3055
Xerox 241:255

Related Characters

  • ⽔
  • ㈬
  • ㊌


  • ⽔
  • ㈬


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6C34
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) 水
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 水
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 水
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 水
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 水
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 水
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 水
Case Folding (cf) 水
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 水
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) 水
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) G0-4B2E
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3F65
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E3E
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-6229
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4555
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-5B5
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0992.090
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 17083
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 31545.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0603.010
kBigFive (kBigFive) A4F4
kCangjie (kCangjie) E
kCantonese (kCantonese) seoi2
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21465C
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 757.101
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4555
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4555
kCowles (kCowles) 4004
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0992.090
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) water, liquid, lotion, juice
kEACC (kEACC) 21465C
kFenn (kFenn) 520A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 467.07 468.01
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 1223.0
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB0 (kGB0) 4314
kGB1 (kGB1) 4314
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 1
kGSR (kGSR) 0576a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 31545.010
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) shuǐ(2819)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 31545.010:shuǐ
kHDZRadBreak (kHDZRadBreak) ⽔[U+2F54]:31545.010
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 2108
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) MIZU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SUI
kJis0 (kJis0) 3169
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0603.010
kKorean (kKorean) SWU
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E3EE
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6609
kLau (kLau) 2937
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 3055
kMandarin (kMandarin) shuǐ
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5922
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2777
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 17083
kNelson (kNelson) 2482
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1253
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2603+85.4.0
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 85.0
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 85.0
kSBGY (kSBGY) 249.07
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 氵
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 3055
kTang (kTang) *shuǐ
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 4
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) héo thuỷ
kXerox (kXerox) 241:255
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1075.010:shuǐ
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) 水
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) 水
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)