U+8346 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 thorns; brambles; my wife; cane. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is jīng.

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+8346 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 8D 86
UTF-16 83 46
UTF-32 00 00 83 46
URL-Quoted %E8%8D%86
HTML-Escape 荆
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 荆
Pīnyīn jīng
IRG_GSource G0-3E23
IRG_KPSource KP1-6E6
IRG_TSource T3-3E57
CNS1986 E-3E57
CNS1992 3-3E57
GB0 3003
GB1 3003
MainlandTelegraph 5427


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8346
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) 荆
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 荆
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 荆
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 荆
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 荆
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 荆
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 荆
Case Folding (cf) 荆
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 荆
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) 荆
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) AG
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G0-3E23
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-6E6
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T3-3E57
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1489.090
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 30940
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 10339.020
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1030.110
kCangjie (kCangjie) TTLN
kCantonese (kCantonese) ging1
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1136.504
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) E-3E57
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 3-3E57
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1489.090
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) thorns; brambles; my wife; cane
kFenn (kFenn) 34aD
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 79.10
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4240
kGB0 (kGB0) 3003
kGB1 (kGB1) 3003
kHanYu (kHanYu) 10339.020 10349.160
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 10339.020,10349.160:jīng
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) IBARA MUCHI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KEI KYOU
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1030.110
kKorean (kKorean) HYENG
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 6E6A
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 5427
kMandarin (kMandarin) jīng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 1116
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1161
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 30940
kNelson (kNelson) 0591
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1585
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+7672+18.2.7 C+7672+140.3.6
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 18.8
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 140.6
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 荊
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 9
Traditional Variant (kTraditionalVariant) 荊
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0597.060:jīng
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) 荆
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) 荆
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)