U+8378 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 water chestnut. 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+8378 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 B8
UTF-16 83 78
UTF-32 00 00 83 78
URL-Quoted %E8%8D%B8
HTML-Escape 荸
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 荸
IRG_GSource G0-5D29
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J1-577E
IRG_KPSource KP1-6DD
IRG_KSource K2-5760
IRG_TSource T1-5C77
IRG_VSource V1-652
BigFive B2F2
CCCII 215527
CNS1986 1-5C77
CNS1992 1-5C77
EACC 215527
GB0 6109
GB1 6109
Jis1 5594
MainlandTelegraph 5428
TaiwanTelegraph 5428
Xerox 262:360


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8378
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) 荸
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 荸
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 荸
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 荸
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 荸
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 荸
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 荸
Case Folding (cf) 荸
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 荸
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) 荸
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) G0-5D29
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J1-577E
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-6DD
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-5760
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-5C77
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-652
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1492.020
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 31001
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 53215.060
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1032.140
kBigFive (kBigFive) B2F2
kCangjie (kCangjie) TJBD
kCantonese (kCantonese) but6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 215527
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1141.602
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-5C77
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-5C77
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1492.020
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) water chestnut
kEACC (kEACC) 215527
kFenn (kFenn) 113K
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 399.01
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4440.7
kGB0 (kGB0) 6109
kGB1 (kGB1) 6109
kHanYu (kHanYu) 53215.060
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 53215.060:bí
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 3456
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) HOTSU BOCHI
kJis1 (kJis1) 5594
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1032.140
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 6DDE
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 5428
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5135
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2506g
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 31001
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1093
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+19740+140.3.7
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 140.7
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 140.7
kSBGY (kSBGY) 357.16
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 5428
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 10
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) mụt
kXerox (kXerox) 262:360
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0054.050:bí
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) 荸
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) 荸
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)