U+8009 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 old age. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is gǒu.

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+8009 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 E8 80 89
UTF-16 80 09
UTF-32 00 00 80 09
URL-Quoted %E8%80%89
HTML-Escape 耉
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 耉
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) CF BE
Pīnyīn gǒu
IRG_GSource GE-3937
IRG_KPSource KP0-D1A
IRG_KSource K0-4F3E
IRG_TSource T4-2B25
KSC0 4730


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8009
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) 耉
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 耉
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 耉
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 耉
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 耉
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 耉
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 耉
Case Folding (cf) 耉
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 耉
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) 耉
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) AP
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) GE-3937
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-D1A
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-4F3E
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T4-2B25
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1409.100
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 42781.050
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0961.081
kCangjie (kCangjie) JKYR
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1409.100
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) old age
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 42781.050
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) OIRU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KOU KU
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0961.081
kKorean (kKorean) KWU
kKPS0 (kKPS0) D1A6
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 4730
kMandarin (kMandarin) gǒu
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 673
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 125.5
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 125.5
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 9
z Variant (kZVariant) 耈
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) 耉
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) 耉
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)