U+6C42 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 seek; demand, request; beseech. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is qi.

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+6C42 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 B1 82
UTF-16 6C 42
UTF-32 00 00 6C 42
URL-Quoted %E6%B1%82
HTML-Escape 求
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 求
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) CF B4
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B5 E1
Pīnyīn qi
IRG_GSource G0-4773
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3561
IRG_KPSource KP0-D0F
IRG_KSource K0-4F34
IRG_TSource T1-4A65
IRG_VSource V1-5B5
BigFive A844
CCCII 214661
CNS1986 1-4A65
CNS1992 1-4A65
EACC 214661
GB0 3983
GB1 3983
Jis0 2165
KSC0 4720
MainlandTelegraph 3061
TaiwanTelegraph 3061
Xerox 242:157


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6C42
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) 求
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 求
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 求
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 求
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 求
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 求
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 求
Case Folding (cf) 求
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 求
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) 求
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) G0-4773
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3561
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-D0F
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-4F34
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4A65
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-5B5
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 0998.010
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 17105
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 31547.080
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0604.040
kBigFive (kBigFive) A844
kCangjie (kCangjie) IJE
kCantonese (kCantonese) kau4
kCCCII (kCCCII) 214661
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 763.302
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4A65
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4A65
kCowles (kCowles) 1936
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 0998.010
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) seek; demand, request; beseech
kEACC (kEACC) 214661
kFenn (kFenn) 524A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 86.08
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4313.2
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB0 (kGB0) 3983
kGB1 (kGB1) 3983
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 2
kGSR (kGSR) 1066a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 31547.080
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) qiú(818)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 31547.080:qiú
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 2120
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) MOTOMERU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KYUU
kJis0 (kJis0) 2165
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0604.040
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 249
kKorean (kKorean) KWU
kKPS0 (kKPS0) D0FA
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 4720
kLau (kLau) 1672
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 3061
kMandarin (kMandarin) qiú
kMatthews (kMatthews) 1217
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1083
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 17105
kNelson (kNelson) 0137
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 592
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1659+85.4.2
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 85.2
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 85.2
kSBGY (kSBGY) 210.18
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 3061
kTang (kTang) *ghiou
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 7
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) cầu
kXerox (kXerox) 242:157
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0939.150:qiú
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) 求
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) 求
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)