U+83D6 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 iris, sweet flag, calamus. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is chāng.

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+83D6 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 8F 96
UTF-16 83 D6
UTF-32 00 00 83 D6
URL-Quoted %E8%8F%96
HTML-Escape 菖
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 菖
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) F3 EE
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) BE D4
Pīnyīn chāng
IRG_GSource G0-5D45
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J0-3E54
IRG_KSource K0-736E
IRG_TSource T2-3F5A
BigFive DB75
CNS1986 2-3F5A
CNS1992 2-3F5A
GB0 6137
GB1 6137
Jis0 3052
KSC0 8378
MainlandTelegraph 5471
TaiwanTelegraph 5471
Xerox 272:322


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-83D6
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) 菖
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 菖
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 菖
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 菖
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 菖
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 菖
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 菖
Case Folding (cf) 菖
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 菖
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) 菖
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) G0-5D45
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3E54
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-ECF
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-736E
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-3F5A
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1496.100
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 31174
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 53233.120
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1038.030
kBigFive (kBigFive) DB75
kCangjie (kCangjie) TAA
kCantonese (kCantonese) coeng1
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1143.104
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-3F5A
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-3F5A
kCowles (kCowles) 504
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1496.100
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) iris, sweet flag, calamus
kEACC (kEACC) 227E7D
kFenn (kFenn) 803K
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 17.01
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4460.6
kGB0 (kGB0) 6137
kGB1 (kGB1) 6137
kGSR (kGSR) 0724f
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 53233.120
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 53233.120:chāng
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) SHOUBU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 3052
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1038.030
kKorean (kKorean) CHANG
kKPS0 (kKPS0) ECF1
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 8378
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 5471
kMandarin (kMandarin) chāng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 211
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 220a
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 31174
kNelson (kNelson) 3969
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 119
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2492+140.3.8
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 140.8
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 140.8
kSBGY (kSBGY) 173.35
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 5471
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 11
kXerox (kXerox) 272:322
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0120.070:chāng
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) 菖
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) 菖
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)