U+72C6 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 pekinese dog, lap dog, pug; pup. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is zhòng.

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+72C6 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:

The Japanese Chin (Japanese: 狆, chin), also known as the Japanese Spaniel , is a dog acknowledged for its importance to Japanese nobility. Both a lap dog and companion dog, this toy breed has a distinctive heritage.


System Representation
UTF-8 E7 8B 86
UTF-16 72 C6
UTF-32 00 00 72 C6
URL-Quoted %E7%8B%86
HTML-Escape 狆
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 狆
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) E0 BE
Pīnyīn zhòng
IRG_GSource GE-3275
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J0-603E
IRG_KSource K2-464D
IRG_TSource T2-2464
BigFive CB64
CCCII 225651
CNS1986 2-2464
CNS1992 2-2464
EACC 225651
Jis0 6430


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-72C6
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) 狆
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 狆
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 狆
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 狆
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 狆
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 狆
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 狆
Case Folding (cf) 狆
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 狆
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) 狆
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) CJ
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) GE-3275
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-603E
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-464D
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-2464
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1120.090
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 20293
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 21336.050
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0708.021
kBigFive (kBigFive) CB64
kCangjie (kCangjie) KHL
kCantonese (kCantonese) zung1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 225651
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 874.402
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-2464
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-2464
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1120.090
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) pekinese dog, lap dog, pug; pup
kEACC (kEACC) 225651
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4520.6
kHanYu (kHanYu) 21336.050
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 21336.050:zhòng
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) CHIN
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) CHUU
kJis0 (kJis0) 6430
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0708.021
kMandarin (kMandarin) zhòng
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 20293
kNelson (kNelson) 2871
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+5623+94.3.4
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 94.4
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 94.4
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 7
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) 狆
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) 狆
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)