U+8579 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 Ipomoea aquatica used as a vegetable. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is wèng.

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+8579 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 95 B9
UTF-16 85 79
UTF-32 00 00 85 79
URL-Quoted %E8%95%B9
HTML-Escape 蕹
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 蕹
Pīnyīn wèng
IRG_GSource G0-5E33
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J1-5953
IRG_KPSource KP1-6FF
IRG_KSource K2-5972
IRG_TSource T2-5E7E
BigFive EE52
CCCII 23262D
CNS1986 2-5E7E
CNS1992 2-5E7E
EACC 23262D
GB0 6219
GB1 6219
Jis1 5751
Xerox 321:111


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8579
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) 蕹
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 蕹
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 蕹
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 蕹
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 蕹
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 蕹
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 蕹
Case Folding (cf) 蕹
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 蕹
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) 蕹
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) G0-5E33
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J1-5953
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-6FF
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-5972
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-5E7E
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1523.200
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 32057
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 53306.050
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1059.380
kBigFive (kBigFive) EE52
kCangjie (kCangjie) TYVG
kCantonese (kCantonese) jung1 ngung3 ung3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 23262D
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1171.307
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-5E7E
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-5E7E
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1523.200
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) Ipomoea aquatica used as a vegetable
kEACC (kEACC) 23262D
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4421.4
kGB0 (kGB0) 6219
kGB1 (kGB1) 6219
kHanYu (kHanYu) 53306.050
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 53306.050:yōng,wèng
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) ATSUMERU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) YOU YU
kJis1 (kJis1) 5751
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1059.380
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 6FF4
kMandarin (kMandarin) wèng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 7558
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 32057
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1652
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+22375+140.3.13
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 140.13
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 140.13
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 16
kXerox (kXerox) 321:111
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1208.120:wèng
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) 蕹
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) 蕹
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)