U+71B5 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 entropy. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is shāng.

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+71B5 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 E7 86 B5
UTF-16 71 B5
UTF-32 00 00 71 B5
URL-Quoted %E7%86%B5
HTML-Escape 熵
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 熵
Pīnyīn shāng
IRG_GSource G0-6C58
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_KSource K2-452F
IRG_TSource T2-5171
BigFive E669
CCCII 22533E
CNS1986 2-5171
CNS1992 2-5171
EACC 22533E
GB0 7656
GB1 7656
MainlandTelegraph 7772
Xerox 320:251


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-71B5
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) 熵
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 熵
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 熵
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 熵
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 熵
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 熵
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 熵
Case Folding (cf) 熵
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 熵
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) 熵
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) CG
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G0-6C58
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-452F
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-5171
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 32229.140
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0681.141
kBigFive (kBigFive) E669
kCangjie (kCangjie) FYCB
kCantonese (kCantonese) soeng1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 22533E
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-5171
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-5171
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) entropy
kEACC (kEACC) 22533E
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 9082.7
kGB0 (kGB0) 7656
kGB1 (kGB1) 7656
kHanYu (kHanYu) 32229.140
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 32229.140:shāng
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0681.141
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 7772
kMandarin (kMandarin) shāng
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 86.11
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 86.11
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 15
kXerox (kXerox) 320:251
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1001.010:shāng
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) 熵
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) 熵
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)