U+706B 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 fire, flame; burn; anger, rage. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is hu.

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+706B 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 86 meaning "fire" is 1 of 34 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of 4 strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 639 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.

In the Chinese Wu Xing ("Five Phases"), 火 represents the element Fire. In Taoist cosmology, 火 (Fire) is the nature component of the Ba gua diagram 離 Lí.


System Representation
UTF-8 E7 81 AB
UTF-16 70 6B
UTF-32 00 00 70 6B
URL-Quoted %E7%81%AB
HTML-Escape 火
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 火
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) FB FD
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B2 D0
Pīnyīn hu
IRG_GSource G0-3B70
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3250
IRG_KPSource KP0-F6B
IRG_KSource K0-7B7D
IRG_TSource T1-4556
IRG_VSource V1-5D6
BigFive A4F5
CCCII 214945
CNS1986 1-4556
CNS1992 1-4556
EACC 214945
GB0 2780
GB1 2780
Jis0 1848
KSC0 9193
MainlandTelegraph 3499
TaiwanTelegraph 3499
Xerox 242:111

Related Characters

  • ⽕
  • ㈫
  • ㊋


  • ⽕
  • ㈫


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-706B
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) 火
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 火
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 火
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 火
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 火
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 火
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 火
Case Folding (cf) 火
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 火
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) 火
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) G0-3B70
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3250
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-F6B
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-7B7D
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4556
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-5D6
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1073.190
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 18850
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 32187.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0665.010
kBigFive (kBigFive) A4F5
kCangjie (kCangjie) F
kCantonese (kCantonese) fo2
kCCCII (kCCCII) 214945
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 841.202
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4556
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4556
kCowles (kCowles) 767
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1073.190
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) fire, flame; burn; anger, rage
kEACC (kEACC) 214945
kFenn (kFenn) 446A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 214.02
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 9080.0
kFrequency (kFrequency) 3
kGB0 (kGB0) 2780
kGB1 (kGB1) 2780
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 1
kGSR (kGSR) 0353a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 32187.010
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) huǒ(956)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 32187.010:huǒ,huō
kHDZRadBreak (kHDZRadBreak) ⽕[U+2F55]:32187.010
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 2364
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) HI YAKU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KA KO
kJis0 (kJis0) 1848
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0665.010
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 117
kKorean (kKorean) HWA
kKPS0 (kKPS0) F6B6
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 9193
kLau (kLau) 705
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 3499
kMandarin (kMandarin) huǒ
kMatthews (kMatthews) 2395
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 517
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 18850
kNelson (kNelson) 2743
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 370
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1360+86.4.0
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 86.0
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 86.0
kSBGY (kSBGY) 307.19
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 灬
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 3499
kTang (kTang) *xuɑ̌
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 4
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) hoả
kXerox (kXerox) 242:111
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0510.020,0514.021:huǒ
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) 火
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) 火
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)