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Glyph for U+8279
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U+8279 CJK UNIFIED IDEO­GRAPH-​8279

U+8279 was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block U+4E00 to U+9FFF CJK Unified Ideographs in the U+0000 to U+FFFF Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Other Letter and is mainly used in the Han script. The Unihan Database defines it as grass; Kangxi radical 140. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is cao.

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 5 other glyphs. In text U+8279 behaves as Ideographic regarding line breaks. It has type Other Letter for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

Radical 140 or radical grass (艸部) meaning "grass" is one of 29 of the 214 Kangxi radicals that are composed of 6 strokes. It transforms into 艹 when appearing at the top of a character or component. In the Kangxi Dictionary and in modern standard Traditional Chinese as used in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau, 艹 (with two horizontal strokes) consists of four strokes, while in Simplified Chinese and modern Japanese, 艹 (with a continuous horizontal stroke) consists of three strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 1902 characters (out of 40,000) found under this radical, making it the most commonly used radical.

艹, the upper component form of 艸, is the 30th indexing component in the Table of Indexing Chinese Character Components predominantly adopted by Simplified Chinese dictionaries published in mainland China, while 艸 is listed as its associated indexing component.

Representations

System Representation
33401
UTF-8 E8 89 B9
UTF-16 82 79
UTF-32 00 00 82 79
URL-Quoted %E8%89%B9
HTML-Escape 艹
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 艹
Pīnyīn cao

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Complete Record

Property Value
Age 1.1 (1993)
Unicode Name CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8279
Unicode 1 Name
Block CJK Unified Ideographs
General Category Other Letter
Script Han
Bidirectional Category Left To Right
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition Type None
Decomposition Mapping Glyph for U+8279 CJK Unified Ideograph-8279
Lowercase
Simple Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+8279 CJK Unified Ideograph-8279
Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+8279 CJK Unified Ideograph-8279
Uppercase
Simple Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+8279 CJK Unified Ideograph-8279
Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+8279 CJK Unified Ideograph-8279
Simple Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+8279 CJK Unified Ideograph-8279
Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+8279 CJK Unified Ideograph-8279
Case Folding Glyph for U+8279 CJK Unified Ideograph-8279
ASCII Hex Digit
Alphabetic
Bidi Control
Bidi Mirrored
Composition Exclusion
Case Ignorable
Changes When Casefolded
Changes When Casemapped
Changes When NFKC Casefolded
Changes When Lowercased
Changes When Titlecased
Changes When Uppercased
Cased
Full Composition Exclusion
Default Ignorable Code Point
Dash
Deprecated
Diacritic
Emoji Modifier Base
Emoji Component
Emoji Modifier
Emoji Presentation
Emoji
Extender
Extended Pictographic
FC NFKC Closure Glyph for U+8279 CJK Unified Ideograph-8279
Grapheme Cluster Break Any
Grapheme Base
Grapheme Extend
Grapheme Link
Hex Digit
Hyphen
ID Continue
ID Start
IDS Binary Operator
IDS Trinary Operator and
Ideographic
Indic Mantra Category
Indic Positional Category NA
Indic Syllabic Category Other
Jamo Short Name
Join Control
Logical Order Exception
Math
Noncharacter Code Point
NFC Quick Check Yes
NFD Quick Check Yes
NFKC Casefold Glyph for U+8279 CJK Unified Ideograph-8279
NFKC Quick Check Yes
NFKD Quick Check Yes
Other Alphabetic
Other Default Ignorable Code Point
Other Grapheme Extend
Other ID Continue
Other ID Start
Other Lowercase
Other Math
Other Uppercase
Prepended Concatenation Mark
Pattern Syntax
Pattern White Space
Quotation Mark
Regional Indicator
Radical
Sentence Break Other Letter
Soft Dotted
Sentence Terminal
Terminal Punctuation
Unified Ideograph
Variation Selector
Word Break Other
White Space
XID Continue
XID Start
Expands On NFC
Expands On NFD
Expands On NFKC
Expands On NFKD
Bidi Paired Bracket Glyph for U+8279 CJK Unified Ideograph-8279
Bidi Paired Bracket Type None
East Asian Width Wide
Hangul Syllable Type Not Applicable
ISO 10646 Comment
Joining Group No_Joining_Group
Joining Type Non Joining
Line Break Ideographic
Numeric Type None
Numeric Value not a number
Simple Case Folding Glyph for U+8279 CJK Unified Ideograph-8279
Script Extension
Vertical Orientation U
CCCII Mapping 287B77
Cangjie Input Code XT
kCantonese cou2
kDaeJaweon 1475.070
Unihan Definition grass; Kangxi radical 140
kFourCornerCode 4400
kGB0 6019
kGB1 6019
kHKSCS 994A
kHanYu 53172.011
kIRGDaeJaweon 1475.070
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten 30639
kIRGHanyuDaZidian 53172.011
kIRGKangXi 1017.011
kIRG_GSource G0-5C33
kIRG_HSource H-994A
kIRG_JSource J4-7576
kIRG_KSource K2-5672
kIRG_TSource T4-2153
kJIS0213 2,85,86
kKangXi 1017.011
kMandarin cao
kMatthews 6739
kMorohashi 30639
kPhonetic 213 228
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) C+14197+140.3.0
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) 140.0
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) 140.0
Semantic Variant Glyph for U+8278 CJK Unified Ideograph-8278Glyph for U+8349 U+8349
Spoofing Variant U+5344 U+535D
Stroke Number 3
UnihanCore2020 Set GH
Xerox Code 324:322