U+858A 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 circium, thistles; surname. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is .

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+858A 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 96 8A
UTF-16 85 8A
UTF-32 00 00 85 8A
URL-Quoted %E8%96%8A
HTML-Escape 薊
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 薊
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) E9 A9
IRG_GSource G1-3C3B
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-6929
IRG_KPSource KP1-6FB
IRG_KSource K1-5867
IRG_TSource T1-7534
BigFive C1AA
CCCII 232651
CNS1986 1-7534
CNS1992 1-7534
EACC 232651
GB1 2827
Jis0 7309
KSC1 5671
TaiwanTelegraph 5636
Xerox 267:331


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-858A
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) 薊
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 薊
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 薊
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 薊
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 薊
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 薊
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 薊
Case Folding (cf) 薊
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 薊
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) 薊
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) G1-3C3B
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-6929
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-6FB
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-5867
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-7534
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1524.120
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 32095
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 53304.110
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1060.240
kBigFive (kBigFive) C1AA
kCangjie (kCangjie) TNFN
kCantonese (kCantonese) gai3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 232651
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1170.102
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-7534
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-7534
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1524.120
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) circium, thistles; surname
kEACC (kEACC) 232651
kFenn (kFenn) 0G
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 37.02
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4432.0
kGB1 (kGB1) 2827
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 53304.110
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 53304.110:jì
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) AZAMI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KEI
kJis0 (kJis0) 7309
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1060.240
kKorean (kKorean) KYEY
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 6FBD
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 5671
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 447
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1008c
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 32095
kNelson (kNelson) 4061
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 559
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+6448+140.3.13
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 140.13
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 140.13
kSBGY (kSBGY) 372.46
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 蓟
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 5636
kTang (kTang) gèi
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 16
kXerox (kXerox) 267:331
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) 薊
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) 薊
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)