U+722A 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 claw, nail, talon; animal feet. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is zh.

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+722A 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 87 meaning "claw", "nail" or "talon" is 1 of 34 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of 4 strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 36 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.


System Representation
UTF-8 E7 88 AA
UTF-16 72 2A
UTF-32 00 00 72 2A
URL-Quoted %E7%88%AA
HTML-Escape 爪
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 爪
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) F0 D0
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) C4 DE
Pīnyīn zh
IRG_GSource G0-5726
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-445E
IRG_KPSource KP0-E9A
IRG_KSource K0-7050
IRG_TSource T1-4557
IRG_VSource V1-5E4
BigFive A4F6
CNS1986 1-4557
CNS1992 1-4557
GB0 5506
GB1 5506
Jis0 3662
KSC0 8048
MainlandTelegraph 3629
TaiwanTelegraph 3629
Xerox 252:340

Related Characters

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Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-722A
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) 爪
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 爪
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 爪
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 爪
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 爪
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 爪
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 爪
Case Folding (cf) 爪
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 爪
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) 爪
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) G0-5726
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-445E
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E9A
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-7050
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4557
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-5E4
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1101.120
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 19653
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 32030.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0688.260
kBigFive (kBigFive) A4F6
kCangjie (kCangjie) HLO
kCantonese (kCantonese) zaau2
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 862.601
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4557
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4557
kCowles (kCowles) 107
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1101.120
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) claw, nail, talon; animal feet
kEACC (kEACC) 214A3A
kFenn (kFenn) 406E
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 20.02 99.10
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 7223.0
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB0 (kGB0) 5506
kGB1 (kGB1) 5506
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 1
kGSR (kGSR) 1111a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 32030.010
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) zhǎo(18) zhuǎ(12)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 32030.010:zhǎo,zhuǎ
kHDZRadBreak (kHDZRadBreak) ⽖[U+2F56]:32030.010
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 2448
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) TSUME
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 3662
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0688.260
kKorean (kKorean) CO
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E9A7
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 8048
kLau (kLau) 1307
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 3629
kMandarin (kMandarin) zhǎo
kMatthews (kMatthews) 240
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 116
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 19653
kNelson (kNelson) 2822
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 48
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+3066+87.4.0
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 87.0
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 87.0
kSBGY (kSBGY) 300.22
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 㕚爫
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 3629
kTang (kTang) jrǎu
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 4
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) trảo
kXerox (kXerox) 252:340
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1460.030:zhǎo 1516.050:zhuǎ
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) 爪
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) 爪
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)