U+8398 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 long; numerous; a marsh plant whose root is used for medicine. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is shēn.

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+8398 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 98
UTF-16 83 98
UTF-32 00 00 83 98
URL-Quoted %E8%8E%98
HTML-Escape 莘
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 莘
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) E3 EE
Pīnyīn shēn
IRG_GSource G0-5D37
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J3-7A78
IRG_KPSource KP0-E5D
IRG_KSource K0-636E
IRG_TSource T1-5C76
IRG_VSource V2-8F4
BigFive B2F1
CCCII 215525
CNS1986 1-5C76
CNS1992 1-5C76
EACC 215525
GB0 6123
GB1 6123
JIS0213 1,90,88
Jis1 5611
KSC0 6778
MainlandTelegraph 5450
TaiwanTelegraph 5450
Xerox 270:315


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8398
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) 莘
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 莘
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 莘
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 莘
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 莘
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 莘
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 莘
Case Folding (cf) 莘
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 莘
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) 莘
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) G0-5D37
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J3-7A78
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E5D
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-636E
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-5C76
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V2-8F4
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1493.170
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 31056
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 53224.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1034.130
kBigFive (kBigFive) B2F1
kCangjie (kCangjie) TYTJ
kCantonese (kCantonese) san1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 215525
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1140.601
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-5C76
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-5C76
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1493.170
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) long; numerous; a marsh plant whose root is used for medicine
kEACC (kEACC) 215525
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4440.1
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB0 (kGB0) 6123
kGB1 (kGB1) 6123
kGSR (kGSR) 0382h
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 53224.010
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 53224.010:shēn,xīn
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 3455
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHIN
kJIS0213 (kJIS0213) 1,90,88
kJis1 (kJis1) 5611
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1034.130
kKorean (kKorean) SIN
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E5D5
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6778
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 5450
kMandarin (kMandarin) shēn
kMatthews (kMatthews) 2740
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2550c
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 31056
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1124
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+15055+140.3.7 C+15055+160.7.3
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 140.7
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 140.7
kSBGY (kSBGY) 109.07
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 5450
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 10
kXerox (kXerox) 270:315
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1015.030:shēn 1282.010:xīn
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) 莘
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) 莘
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)