U+738B 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 king, ruler; royal; surname. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is w.

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+738B 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:

is a Chinese character encountered in East Asian languages. It was grouped with 玉 as Radical 96 in the Kangxi radicals.

It may also refer to:

  • kings, in reference to non-Chinese states
  • the early Chinese sovereigns of the Xia, Shang, and Zhou dynasties (sometimes titled "emperor" in translation)
  • princes of the later dynasties
  • Wang (surname), a Chinese surname
  • Oh (surname), a Japanese surname


System Representation
UTF-8 E7 8E 8B
UTF-16 73 8B
UTF-32 00 00 73 8B
URL-Quoted %E7%8E%8B
HTML-Escape 王
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 王
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) E8 DD
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B2 A6
Pīnyīn w
IRG_GSource G0-4D75
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3226
IRG_KSource K0-685D
IRG_TSource T1-455E
IRG_VSource V1-5E7
BigFive A4FD
CCCII 214B33
CNS1986 1-455E
CNS1992 1-455E
EACC 214B33
GB0 4585
GB1 4585
Jis0 1806
KSC0 7261
MainlandTelegraph 3769
TaiwanTelegraph 3769
Xerox 242:127

Related Characters



Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-738B
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) 王
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 王
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 王
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 王
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 王
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 王
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 王
Case Folding (cf) 王
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 王
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) 王
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) G0-4D75
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3226
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-FEA
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-685D
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-455E
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-5E7
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1137.010
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 20823
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 21099.100
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0727.020
kBigFive (kBigFive) A4FD
kCangjie (kCangjie) MG
kCantonese (kCantonese) wong4 wong6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 214B33
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 888.102
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-455E
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-455E
kCowles (kCowles) 5072 5081.5
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1137.010
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) king, ruler; royal; surname
kEACC (kEACC) 214B33
kFenn (kFenn) 71B
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 594.03
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 1010.4
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB0 (kGB0) 4585
kGB1 (kGB1) 4585
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 2
kGSR (kGSR) 0739a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 21099.100
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) wáng(278)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 21099.100:wáng,wàng,yù
kHDZRadBreak (kHDZRadBreak) ⽟[U+2F5F]:21099.100
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 2534
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KIMI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) OU
kJis0 (kJis0) 1806
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0727.020
kKorean (kKorean) WANG
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 7261
kLau (kLau) 3260
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 3769
kMandarin (kMandarin) wáng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 7037
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3786
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 20823
kNelson (kNelson) 2922
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1456
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1318+96.4.0
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 96.0
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 96.0
kSBGY (kSBGY) 177.22 426.47
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 3769
kTang (kTang) *hiuɑng hiuɑ̀ng
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 4
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) vương
kXerox (kXerox) 242:127
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1187.040:wáng 1190.010:wàng
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) 王
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) 王
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)