U+8170 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 waist; kidney. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is y.

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+8170 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 85 B0
UTF-16 81 70
UTF-32 00 00 81 70
URL-Quoted %E8%85%B0
HTML-Escape 腰
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 腰
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) E9 A6
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B9 F8
Pīnyīn y
IRG_GSource G0-517C
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3978
IRG_KSource K0-6926
IRG_TSource T1-6622
IRG_VSource V1-642
BigFive B879
CCCII 21535D
CNS1986 1-6622
CNS1992 1-6622
EACC 21535D
GB0 4992
GB1 4992
Jis0 2588
KSC0 7306
MainlandTelegraph 5212
TaiwanTelegraph 5212
Xerox 250:363


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8170
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) 腰
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 腰
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 腰
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 腰
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 腰
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 腰
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 腰
Case Folding (cf) 腰
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 腰
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) 腰
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) G0-517C
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3978
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-FAB
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-6926
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-6622
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-642
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1441.180
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 29705
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 32094.050
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 0989.130
kBigFive (kBigFive) B879
kCangjie (kCangjie) BMWV
kCantonese (kCantonese) jiu1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21535D
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1100.502
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-6622
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-6622
kCowles (kCowles) 1379
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1441.180
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) waist; kidney
kEACC (kEACC) 21535D
kFenn (kFenn) 776C
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 616.05
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 7124.4
kFrequency (kFrequency) 4
kGB0 (kGB0) 4992
kGB1 (kGB1) 4992
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 2
kGSR (kGSR) 1142b
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 32094.050
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) yāo(160)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 32094.050:yāo
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 3322
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KOSHI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) YOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 2588
kKangXi (kKangXi) 0989.130
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 219
kKorean (kKorean) YO
kKPS0 (kKPS0) FAB2
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 7306
kLau (kLau) 3507
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 5212
kMandarin (kMandarin) yāo
kMatthews (kMatthews) 7302
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 909
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 29705
kNelson (kNelson) 3799
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1596
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2058+130.4.9 V+13777+130.4.9
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 130.9
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 130.9
kSBGY (kSBGY) 150.16
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 5212
kTang (kTang) *qiɛu
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 13
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) yêu
kXerox (kXerox) 250:363
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1339.070:yāo
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) 腰
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) 腰
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)