U+720D 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 shine, glitter, sparkle. 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. In text U+720D 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 88 8D
UTF-16 72 0D
UTF-32 00 00 72 0D
URL-Quoted %E7%88%8D
HTML-Escape 爍
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 爍
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) E0 A3
Pīnyīn shu
IRG_GSource G1-4B38
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-6023
IRG_KPSource KP1-564
IRG_KSource K1-635D
IRG_TSource T1-7848
BigFive C37B
CCCII 214A36
CNS1986 1-7848
CNS1992 1-7848
EACC 214A36
GB1 4324
Jis0 6403
KPS1 5640
KSC1 6761
TaiwanTelegraph 3617
Xerox 257:244


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-720D
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) 爍
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 爍
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 爍
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 爍
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 爍
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 爍
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 爍
Case Folding (cf) 爍
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 爍
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) 爍
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) ATH
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G1-4B38
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-6023
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-564
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-635D
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-7848
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1099.110
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 19549
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 32245.150
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0686.250
kBigFive (kBigFive) C37B
kCangjie (kCangjie) FVID
kCantonese (kCantonese) lik1 soek3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 214A36
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 862.104
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-7848
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-7848
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1099.110
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) shine, glitter, sparkle
kEACC (kEACC) 214A36
kFenn (kFenn) 490I
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 470.11
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 9289.4
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB1 (kGB1) 4324
kGSR (kGSR) 1125n
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 32245.150
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) shuò(29)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 32245.150:shuò,luò,yuè
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 2444
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) TOKASU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHAKU
kJis0 (kJis0) 6403
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0686.250
kKorean (kKorean) SAK
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 5640
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 6761
kMandarin (kMandarin) shuò
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5834
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1652a
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 19549
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 972
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+5596+86.4.15
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 86.15
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 86.15
kSBGY (kSBGY) 502.07
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 烁
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 3617
kTang (kTang) shiɑk
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 19
kXerox (kXerox) 257:244
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1084.061:shuò
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) 爍
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) 爍
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)