U+8490 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 collect, gather, assemble; seek; spring hunt; assemble for war. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is sōu.

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+8490 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 92 90
UTF-16 84 90
UTF-32 00 00 84 90
URL-Quoted %E8%92%90
HTML-Escape 蒐
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 蒐
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) E2 BD
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) BD AF
Pīnyīn sōu
IRG_GSource GE-3A7E
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3D2F
IRG_KPSource KP0-E4A
IRG_KSource K0-623D
IRG_TSource T1-6A68
BigFive BB60
CCCII 215566
CNS1986 1-6A68
CNS1992 1-6A68
EACC 215566
Jis0 2915
KSC0 6629
TaiwanTelegraph 5533
Xerox 267:321


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8490
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) 蒐
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 蒐
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 蒐
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 蒐
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 蒐
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 蒐
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 蒐
Case Folding (cf) 蒐
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 蒐
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) 蒐
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) GE-3A7E
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3D2F
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E4A
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-623D
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-6A68
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1509.080
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 31539
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 53251.070
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1047.710
kBigFive (kBigFive) BB60
kCangjie (kCangjie) THI
kCantonese (kCantonese) sau1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 215566
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1156.507
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-6A68
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-6A68
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1509.080
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) collect, gather, assemble; seek; spring hunt; assemble for war
kEACC (kEACC) 215566
kFenn (kFenn) 808I
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 473.04
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4421.3
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGSR (kGSR) 1098a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 53251.070
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 53251.070:sōu,huì
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 3520
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) AKANE ATSUMERU KARI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHUU
kJis0 (kJis0) 2915
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1047.710
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 460
kKorean (kKorean) SWU
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E4A4
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6629
kMandarin (kMandarin) sōu
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5469
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2559c
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 31539
kNelson (kNelson) 4022
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 711
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2361+140.3.10 C+2361+194.10.3
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 140.10
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 140.10
kSBGY (kSBGY) 208.35
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 5533
kTang (kTang) shriou
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 12
kXerox (kXerox) 267:321
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1093.061:sōu
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) 蒐
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) 蒐
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)