U+838E 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 kind of sedge grass, used anciently for raincoats. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is shā.

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+838E 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 8E 8E
UTF-16 83 8E
UTF-32 00 00 83 8E
URL-Quoted %E8%8E%8E
HTML-Escape 莎
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 莎
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) DE ED
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) E8 B5
Pīnyīn shā
IRG_GSource G0-492F
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-6835
IRG_KPSource KP0-E0F
IRG_KSource K0-5E6D
IRG_TSource T1-5C74
BigFive B2EF
CCCII 215524
CNS1986 1-5C74
CNS1992 1-5C74
EACC 215524
GB0 4115
GB1 4115
Jis0 7221
KSC0 6277
MainlandTelegraph 5446
TaiwanTelegraph 5446
Xerox 257:317


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-838E
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) 莎
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 莎
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 莎
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 莎
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 莎
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 莎
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 莎
Case Folding (cf) 莎
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 莎
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) 莎
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) G0-492F
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-6835
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E0F
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-5E6D
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-5C74
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1493.050
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 31040
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 53224.090
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1033.320
kBigFive (kBigFive) B2EF
kCangjie (kCangjie) TEFH
kCantonese (kCantonese) saa1 so1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 215524
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1140.302
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-5C74
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-5C74
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1493.050
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) kind of sedge grass, used anciently for raincoats
kEACC (kEACC) 215524
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4412.9
kFrequency (kFrequency) 4
kGB0 (kGB0) 4115
kGB1 (kGB1) 4115
kGSR (kGSR) 0016f
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 53224.090
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 53224.090:suō,shā,suī
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 3453
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) HAMASUGE
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SA SHA
kJis0 (kJis0) 7221
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1033.320
kKorean (kKorean) SA
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E0F2
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6277
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 5446
kMandarin (kMandarin) shā
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5458
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2844c
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 31040
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1096
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+6366+140.3.7
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 140.7
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 140.7
kSBGY (kSBGY) 162.17
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 5446
kTang (kTang) suɑ
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 10
kXerox (kXerox) 257:317
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0991.030:shā 1102.050:suō
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) 莎
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) 莎
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)