U+8308 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 a plant yielding a red dye. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is .

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+8308 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 8C 88
UTF-16 83 08
UTF-32 00 00 83 08
URL-Quoted %E8%8C%88
HTML-Escape 茈
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 茈
IRG_GSource G0-5C6B
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J4-7629
IRG_KPSource KP1-6D6
IRG_KSource K1-6A7B
IRG_TSource T2-3247
BigFive D3A5
CCCII 227D45
CNS1986 2-3247
CNS1992 2-3247
EACC 2D4450
GB0 6075
GB1 6075
JIS0213 2,86,09
Jis1 5564
KSC1 7491
MainlandTelegraph 5402
TaiwanTelegraph 5402
Xerox 313:243


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8308
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) 茈
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 茈
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 茈
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 茈
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 茈
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 茈
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 茈
Case Folding (cf) 茈
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 茈
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) 茈
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
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G0-5C6B
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J4-7629
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-6D6
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-6A7B
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-3247
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1486.030
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 30840
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 53202.130
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1026.080
kBigFive (kBigFive) D3A5
kCangjie (kCangjie) TYMP
kCantonese (kCantonese) caai4 ci2 ci4 zi2
kCCCII (kCCCII) 227D45
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1134.301
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-3247
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-3247
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1486.030
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) a plant yielding a red dye
kEACC (kEACC) 2D4450
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4411.1
kGB0 (kGB0) 6075
kGB1 (kGB1) 6075
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 53202.130
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 53202.130:zǐ,cí,cǐ,chái
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) MURASAKI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHI JI SAI JU
kJIS0213 (kJIS0213) 2,86,09
kJis1 (kJis1) 5564
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1026.080
kKorean (kKorean) CA
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 6D6A
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 7491
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 5402
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 6978
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 30840
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+18483+140.3.6
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 140.5
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 140.5
kSBGY (kSBGY) 046.32 093.33 246.06
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 5402
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 9
kXerox (kXerox) 313:243
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0174.020:cí 1530.180:zǐ
z Variant (kZVariant) 柴
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) 茈
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) 茈
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)