U+8328 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 thatching; caltrop, Tribulus terrestris. 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+8328 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 A8
UTF-16 83 28
UTF-32 00 00 83 28
URL-Quoted %E8%8C%A8
HTML-Escape 茨
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 茨
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) ED BC
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B0 F1
IRG_GSource G0-3444
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3071
IRG_KPSource KP0-E6B
IRG_KSource K0-6D3C
IRG_TSource T1-5823
BigFive AFFD
CCCII 227D29
CNS1986 1-5823
CNS1992 1-5823
EACC 227D29
GB0 2036
GB1 2036
Jis0 1681
KSC0 7728
MainlandTelegraph 5412
TaiwanTelegraph 5412
Xerox 273:272


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8328
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) 茨
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 茨
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 茨
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 茨
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 茨
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 茨
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 茨
Case Folding (cf) 茨
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 茨
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) 茨
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) G0-3444
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3071
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E6B
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-6D3C
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-5823
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1487.130
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 30896
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 53208.060
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1028.130
kBigFive (kBigFive) AFFD
kCangjie (kCangjie) TIMO
kCantonese (kCantonese) ci4
kCCCII (kCCCII) 227D29
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1135.204
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-5823
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-5823
kCowles (kCowles) 4867
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1487.130
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) thatching; caltrop, Tribulus terrestris
kEACC (kEACC) 227D29
kFenn (kFenn) 129H
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 588.04
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4418.2
kGB0 (kGB0) 2036
kGB1 (kGB1) 2036
kGSR (kGSR) 0555i
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 53208.060
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 53208.060:cí
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) IBARA KUSABUKI KAYA
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHI JI
kJis0 (kJis0) 1681
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1028.130
kKorean (kKorean) CA
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E6BD
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 7728
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 5412
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 6982
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3558
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 30896
kNelson (kNelson) 3930
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 160
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1205+140.3.6 V+7962+140.3.6
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 140.6
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 140.6
kSBGY (kSBGY) 053.27
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 5412
kTang (kTang) dzhi
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 9
kXerox (kXerox) 273:272
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0172.150:cí
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) 茨
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) 茨
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)