U+721B 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 rotten, spoiled, decayed. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is l.

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 1 other glyphs. In text U+721B 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 9B
UTF-16 72 1B
UTF-32 00 00 72 1B
URL-Quoted %E7%88%9B
HTML-Escape 爛
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 爛
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) D5 B4
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) E0 A5
Pīnyīn l
IRG_GSource G1-4043
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-6025
IRG_KPSource KP0-D7B
IRG_KSource K0-5534
IRG_TSource T1-7A75
IRG_VSource V1-5E4
BigFive C4EA
CCCII 214A38
CNS1986 1-7A75
CNS1992 1-7A75
EACC 214A38
GB1 3235
Jis0 6405
KSC0 5320
TaiwanTelegraph 3620
Xerox 251:062

Related Characters

  • 爛


  • 爛


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-721B
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) 爛
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 爛
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 爛
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 爛
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 爛
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 爛
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 爛
Case Folding (cf) 爛
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 爛
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) 爛
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) ATJ
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G1-4043
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-6025
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-D7B
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-5534
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-7A75
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-5E4
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1099.120
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 19604
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 32249.020
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0687.250
kBigFive (kBigFive) C4EA
kCangjie (kCangjie) FANW
kCantonese (kCantonese) laan6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 214A38
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 862.205
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-7A75
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-7A75
kCowles (kCowles) 2186
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1099.120
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) rotten, spoiled, decayed
kEACC (kEACC) 214A38
kFenn (kFenn) 506D
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 287.04
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 9782.0
kFrequency (kFrequency) 3
kGB1 (kGB1) 3235
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 3
kGSR (kGSR) 0185l
kHangul (kHangul) 난 란
kHanYu (kHanYu) 32249.020
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) làn(126)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 32249.020:làn
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 2446
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) TADARERU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) RAN
kJis0 (kJis0) 6405
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0687.250
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 512
kKorean (kKorean) LAN
kKPS0 (kKPS0) D7BE
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 5320
kLau (kLau) 1779
kMandarin (kMandarin) làn
kMatthews (kMatthews) 3794
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1450
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 19604
kNelson (kNelson) 2820
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 766
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+5598+86.4.17
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 86.17
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 86.17
kSBGY (kSBGY) 401.59
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 烂
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 3620
kTang (kTang) *lɑ̀n lɑ̀n
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 21
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) lạn
kXerox (kXerox) 251:062
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0674.021:làn
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) 爛
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) 爛
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)