U+8459 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 feather cockscomb (Celosia argentea). Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is xiāng.

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+8459 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 91 99
UTF-16 84 59
UTF-32 00 00 84 59
URL-Quoted %E8%91%99
HTML-Escape 葙
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 葙
Pīnyīn xiāng
IRG_GSource G0-5D59
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J4-764B
IRG_KPSource KP1-6E9
IRG_KSource K2-585F
IRG_TSource T2-465E
BigFive DFB9
CCCII 232266
CNS1986 2-465E
CNS1992 2-465E
EACC 232266
GB0 6157
GB1 6157
JIS0213 2,86,43
Jis1 5657
KPS1 6E91
Xerox 321:073


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8459
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) 葙
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 葙
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 葙
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 葙
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 葙
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 葙
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 葙
Case Folding (cf) 葙
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 葙
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) 葙
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) G0-5D59
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J4-764B
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-6E9
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-585F
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-465E
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1506.030
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 31414
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 53244.050
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1045.040
kBigFive (kBigFive) DFB9
kCangjie (kCangjie) TDBU
kCantonese (kCantonese) soeng1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 232266
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1156.303
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-465E
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-465E
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1506.030
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) feather cockscomb (Celosia argentea)
kEACC (kEACC) 232266
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4496.0
kGB0 (kGB0) 6157
kGB1 (kGB1) 6157
kHanYu (kHanYu) 53244.050
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 53244.050:xiāng
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) NOGEITOU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHOU SOU
kJIS0213 (kJIS0213) 2,86,43
kJis1 (kJis1) 5657
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1045.040
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 6E91
kMandarin (kMandarin) xiāng
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 31414
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+18512+140.3.9
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 140.9
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 140.9
kSBGY (kSBGY) 175.25
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 12
kXerox (kXerox) 321:073
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1255.020:xiāng
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) 葙
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) 葙
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)