U+8517 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 sugar cane. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is zhe.

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+8517 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 94 97
UTF-16 85 17
UTF-32 00 00 85 17
URL-Quoted %E8%94%97
HTML-Escape 蔗
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 蔗
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) ED BD
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) E8 F4
Pīnyīn zhe
IRG_GSource G0-5561
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-6874
IRG_KPSource KP0-E6B
IRG_KSource K0-6D3D
IRG_TSource T1-6E52
IRG_VSource V1-655
BigFive BDA9
CCCII 21556A
CNS1986 1-6E52
CNS1992 1-6E52
EACC 21556A
GB0 5365
GB1 5365
Jis0 7284
KSC0 7729
MainlandTelegraph 5587
TaiwanTelegraph 5587
Xerox 253:136


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8517
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) 蔗
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 蔗
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 蔗
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 蔗
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 蔗
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 蔗
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 蔗
Case Folding (cf) 蔗
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 蔗
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) 蔗
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) G0-5561
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-6874
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E6B
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-6D3D
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-6E52
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-655
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1517.030
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 31794
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 53283.030
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1054.160
kBigFive (kBigFive) BDA9
kCangjie (kCangjie) TITF
kCantonese (kCantonese) ze3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21556A
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1165.506
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-6E52
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-6E52
kCowles (kCowles) 171
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1517.030
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) sugar cane
kEACC (kEACC) 21556A
kFenn (kFenn) 201G
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 21.13
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4423.1
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB0 (kGB0) 5365
kGB1 (kGB1) 5365
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 2
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 53283.030
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) zhe(10)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 53283.030:zhè
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 3522
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) SATOUKIBI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHO SHA
kJis0 (kJis0) 7284
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1054.160
kKorean (kKorean) CA
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E6BE
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 7729
kLau (kLau) 1369
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 5587
kMandarin (kMandarin) zhè
kMatthews (kMatthews) 261
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 190
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 31794
kNelson (kNelson) 4034
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1238
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+6429+140.3.11 V+7860+140.3.11
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 140.11
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 140.11
kSBGY (kSBGY) 423.11
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 5587
kTang (kTang) jià
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 14
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) giá
kXerox (kXerox) 253:136
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1465.010:zhè
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) 蔗
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) 蔗
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)