U+8356 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 betel pepper. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is lǎo.

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+8356 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 96
UTF-16 83 56
UTF-32 00 00 83 56
URL-Quoted %E8%8D%96
HTML-Escape 荖
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 荖
Pīnyīn lǎo
IRG_GSource G3-6860
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J1-577B
IRG_KPSource KP1-6D9
IRG_KSource K2-575B
IRG_TSource T2-323D
BigFive D379
CNS1986 2-323D
CNS1992 2-323D
GB3 7264
Jis1 5591
KPS1 6D95


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8356
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) 荖
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 荖
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 荖
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 荖
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 荖
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 荖
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 荖
Case Folding (cf) 荖
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 荖
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) 荖
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) CT
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G3-6860
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J1-577B
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-6D9
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-575B
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-323D
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1491.060
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 30972
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 53199.090
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1031.310
kBigFive (kBigFive) D379
kCangjie (kCangjie) TJKP
kCantonese (kCantonese) lau1 lou5
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-323D
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-323D
kCowles (kCowles) 2242
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1491.060
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) betel pepper
kEACC (kEACC) 227D3B
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4441.1
kGB3 (kGB3) 7264
kHanYu (kHanYu) 53199.090
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 53199.090:lǎo,chā
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KINMA
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) HOU ROU
kJis1 (kJis1) 5591
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1031.310
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 6D95
kMandarin (kMandarin) lǎo
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1494
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 30972
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+19739+125.6.3 C+19739+140.3.6
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 140.6
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 140.6
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 9
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) 荖
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) 荖
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)