U+83EF 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 flowery; illustrious; Chinese. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is hu.

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. The glyph can, under circumstances, be confused with 1 other glyphs. In text U+83EF behaves as Ideographic regarding line breaks. It has type OLetter for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

Hua is a common transliteration for some Chinese surnames, of which the most common ones are 華/华 (pinyin: Huà) and 花 (pinyin: Huā). The Cantonese romanizations for 華 and 花 are Wah and Fa, respectively. 華, when pronounced in the fourth tone in Mandarin, is exclusively used in the name of Mount Hua and as a surname. The usual pronunciation of 華 is huá, which literally means "prosper" and is used as a reference to the Chinese people. On the other hand, 花 literally means "flower".

  1. ^ The approximate pronunciation in English is /ˈhwɑː/.
  2. ^ Meaning of Chinese names - H


System Representation
UTF-8 E8 8F AF
UTF-16 83 EF
UTF-32 00 00 83 EF
URL-Quoted %E8%8F%AF
HTML-Escape 華
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 華
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) FC A4
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B2 DA
Pīnyīn hu
IRG_GSource G1-3B2A
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-325A
IRG_KPSource KP0-F6B
IRG_KSource K0-7C24
IRG_TSource T1-615E
IRG_VSource V1-653
BigFive B5D8
CCCII 21553C
CNS1986 1-615E
CNS1992 1-615E
EACC 21553C
GB1 2710
Jis0 1858
KSC0 9204
TaiwanTelegraph 5478
Xerox 242:135

Related Characters

  • 華


  • 華


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) 華
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 華
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 華
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 華
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 華
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 華
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 華
Case Folding (cf) 華
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 華
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) 華
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) ATJ
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G1-3B2A
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-325A
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-F6B
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-7C24
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-615E
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-653
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1497.120
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 31119
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 53213.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1039.140
kBigFive (kBigFive) B5D8
kCangjie (kCangjie) TMTJ
kCantonese (kCantonese) faa1 waa4 waa6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21553C
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1144.102
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-615E
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-615E
kCowles (kCowles) 4958
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1497.120
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) flowery; illustrious; Chinese
kEACC (kEACC) 21553C
kFenn (kFenn) 64A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 200.02 200.04 201.05
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4450.4
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB1 (kGB1) 2710
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 4
kGSR (kGSR) 0044a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 53213.010
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) huá(29)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 53213.010:huā,huá,huà,kuā
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 3477
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) HANA HANAYAKA
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KA KE
kJis0 (kJis0) 1858
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1039.140
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 94
kKorean (kKorean) HWA
kKPS0 (kKPS0) F6BB
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 9204
kLau (kLau) 636 3151 3152
kMandarin (kMandarin) huá
kMatthews (kMatthews) 2217
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3693
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 31119
kNelson (kNelson) 3955
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1410
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1370+140.3.7
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 140.8
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 140.8
kSBGY (kSBGY) 165.37 166.11 423.35
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 华
Specialized Semantic Variant (kSpecializedSemanticVariant) 蕐
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 5478
kTang (kTang) *hua huà
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 10
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) hoa
kXerox (kXerox) 242:135
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0483.031:huá 0483.032:huā 0487.011:huà
z Variant (kZVariant) 崋
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) 華
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) 華
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)