U+831C 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 madder, rubia cordifolia; reeds. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is qiàn.

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+831C 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 9C
UTF-16 83 1C
UTF-32 00 00 83 1C
URL-Quoted %E8%8C%9C
HTML-Escape 茜
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 茜
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B0 AB
Pīnyīn qiàn
IRG_GSource G0-5C67
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J0-302B
IRG_KPSource KP1-6DA
IRG_KSource K1-6F3B
IRG_TSource T2-3241
BigFive D37D
CNS1986 2-3241
CNS1992 2-3241
GB0 6071
GB1 6071
Jis0 1611
KSC1 7927
MainlandTelegraph 5409
TaiwanTelegraph 5409
Xerox 275:121


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-831C
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) 茜
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 茜
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 茜
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 茜
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 茜
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 茜
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 茜
Case Folding (cf) 茜
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 茜
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) 茜
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) G0-5C67
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-302B
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-6DA
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-6F3B
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-3241
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1486.240
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 30871
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 53200.120
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1027.280
kBigFive (kBigFive) D37D
kCangjie (kCangjie) TMCW
kCantonese (kCantonese) sai1 sin3 sin6
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1138.501
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-3241
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-3241
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1486.240
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) madder, rubia cordifolia; reeds
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4460.1
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB0 (kGB0) 6071
kGB1 (kGB1) 6071
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 53200.120
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 53200.120:qiàn,xī
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) AKANE
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SEN
kJis0 (kJis0) 1611
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1027.280
kKorean (kKorean) CHEN
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 6DA7
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 7927
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 5409
kMandarin (kMandarin) qiàn
kMatthews (kMatthews) 929
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2811a
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 30871
kNelson (kNelson) 3932
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1112
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1135+140.3.6 C+1135+146.6.3
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 140.6
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 140.6
kSBGY (kSBGY) 406.34
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 5409
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 9
kXerox (kXerox) 275:121
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0915.100:qiàn 1228.030:xī
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) 茜
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) 茜
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)