U+800C 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 and; and then; and yet; but. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is ér(483).

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+800C 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 126 meaning "and" or "but" is 1 of 29 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of 6 strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 22 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.


System Representation
UTF-8 E8 80 8C
UTF-16 80 0C
UTF-32 00 00 80 0C
URL-Quoted %E8%80%8C
HTML-Escape 而
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 而
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) EC BB
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) BC A9
Pīnyīn ér(483)
IRG_GSource G0-3678
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3C29
IRG_KSource K0-6C3B
IRG_TSource T1-4854
BigFive A6D3
CCCII 215260
CNS1986 1-4854
CNS1992 1-4854
EACC 215260
GB0 2288
GB1 2288
Jis0 2809
KSC0 7627
MainlandTelegraph 5079
TaiwanTelegraph 5079
Xerox 241:303

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Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-800C
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) 而
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 而
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 而
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 而
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 而
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 而
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 而
Case Folding (cf) 而
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 而
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) 而
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) G0-3678
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3C29
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-FCB
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-6C3B
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4854
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1409.170
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 28871
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 42810.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0961.180
kBigFive (kBigFive) A6D3
kCangjie (kCangjie) MBLL
kCantonese (kCantonese) ji4
kCCCII (kCCCII) 215260
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1080.203
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4854
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4854
kCowles (kCowles) 1262
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1409.170
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) and; and then; and yet; but
kEACC (kEACC) 215260
kFenn (kFenn) 612B
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 125.01
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 1022.7
kFrequency (kFrequency) 1
kGB0 (kGB0) 2288
kGB1 (kGB1) 2288
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 3
kGSR (kGSR) 0982a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 42810.010
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) ér(3483)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 42810.010:ér,néng
kHDZRadBreak (kHDZRadBreak) ⽽[U+2F7D]:42810.010
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 3232
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) JI NI
kJis0 (kJis0) 2809
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0961.180
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 10
kKorean (kKorean) I
kKPS0 (kKPS0) FCB5
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 7627
kLau (kLau) 3417
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 5079
kMandarin (kMandarin) ér
kMatthews (kMatthews) 1756
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 846
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 28871
kNelson (kNelson) 3689
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1537
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2261+126.6.0
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 126.0
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 126.0
kSBGY (kSBGY) 060.38
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 5079
kTang (kTang) *njiə
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 6
kXerox (kXerox) 241:303
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0286.010:ér
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) 而
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) 而
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)