U+83BF 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 thorn. 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+83BF 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 BF
UTF-16 83 BF
UTF-32 00 00 83 BF
URL-Quoted %E8%8E%BF
HTML-Escape 莿
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 莿
IRG_GSource G5-6845
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J3-7A7B
IRG_KPSource KP1-6E5
IRG_KSource K1-6A7D
IRG_TSource T2-3F51
BigFive DB6C
CNS1986 2-3F51
CNS1992 2-3F51
GB5 7237
JIS0213 1,90,91
Jis1 5621
KSC1 7493
TaiwanTelegraph 9793
Xerox 317:056


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
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) 莿
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 莿
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 莿
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 莿
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 莿
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 莿
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 莿
Case Folding (cf) 莿
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 莿
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) 莿
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) G5-6845
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J3-7A7B
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-6E5
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-6A7D
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-3F51
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1495.060
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 31134
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 53231.060
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1036.430
kBigFive (kBigFive) DB6C
kCangjie (kCangjie) TDBN
kCantonese (kCantonese) ci3
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1142.301
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-3F51
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-3F51
kCowles (kCowles) 4856
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1495.060
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) thorn
kEACC (kEACC) 227E6A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 588.09
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4492.0
kGB5 (kGB5) 7237
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 53231.060
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 53231.060:cì
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) TOGE
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHI SEKI SHAKU
kJIS0213 (kJIS0213) 1,90,91
kJis1 (kJis1) 5621
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1036.430
kKorean (kKorean) CA
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 6E5F
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 7493
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 6986
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3547
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 31134
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 161
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+15057+140.3.8
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 140.8
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 140.8
kSBGY (kSBGY) 347.32 383.05
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 朿
Specialized Semantic Variant (kSpecializedSemanticVariant) 刺
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 9793
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 11
kXerox (kXerox) 317:056
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) 莿
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) 莿
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)