U+8272 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 color, tint, hue, shade; form, body; beauty, desire for beauty. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is s.

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+8272 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 139 meaning "color" or "prettiness" is 1 of 29 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of 6 strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 21 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.


System Representation
UTF-8 E8 89 B2
UTF-16 82 72
UTF-32 00 00 82 72
URL-Quoted %E8%89%B2
HTML-Escape 色
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 色
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) DF E4
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) BF A7
Pīnyīn s
IRG_GSource G0-492B
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3F27
IRG_KPSource KP0-E5F
IRG_KSource K0-5F64
IRG_TSource T1-4863
IRG_VSource V1-645
BigFive A6E2
CCCII 21544F
CNS1986 1-4863
CNS1992 1-4863
EACC 21544F
GB0 4111
GB1 4111
Jis0 3107
KSC0 6368
MainlandTelegraph 5331
TaiwanTelegraph 5331
Xerox 243:112

Related Characters

  • ⾊


  • ⾊


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8272
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) 色
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 色
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 色
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 色
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 色
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 色
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 色
Case Folding (cf) 色
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 色
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) 色
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) G0-492B
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3F27
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E5F
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-5F64
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4863
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-645
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1473.040
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 30602
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 53071.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1014.020
kBigFive (kBigFive) A6E2
kCangjie (kCangjie) NAU
kCantonese (kCantonese) sik1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21544F
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1120.101
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4863
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4863
kCowles (kCowles) 3917
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1473.040
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) color, tint, hue, shade; form, body; beauty, desire for beauty
kEACC (kEACC) 21544F
kFenn (kFenn) 313B
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 431.05 433.11
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 2771.7
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB0 (kGB0) 4111
kGB1 (kGB1) 4111
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 1
kGSR (kGSR) 0927a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 53071.010
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) sè(950)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 53071.010:sè,shǎi
kHDZRadBreak (kHDZRadBreak) ⾊[U+2F8A]:53071.010
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 3401
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) IRO
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHOKU SHIKI
kJis0 (kJis0) 3107
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1014.020
kKorean (kKorean) SAYK
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E5F4
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6368
kLau (kLau) 2780
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 5331
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5445
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2699
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 30602
kNelson (kNelson) 3889
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 208 1188
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2541+139.6.0
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 139.0
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 139.0
kSBGY (kSBGY) 526.31
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 5331
kTang (kTang) *shriək
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 6
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) sắc
kXerox (kXerox) 243:112
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0989.120:sè 0994.110:shǎi
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) 色
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) 色
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)