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Glyph for U+8591
Source: Noto CJK

U+8591 CJK UNIFIED IDEO­GRAPH-​8591

U+8591 was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block U+4E00 to U+9FFF CJK Unified Ideographs in the U+0000 to U+FFFF Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Other Letter and is mainly used in the Han script. The Unihan Database defines it as ginger. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is jiāng.

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+8591 behaves as Ideographic regarding line breaks. It has type Other Letter for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

Representations

System Representation
34193
UTF-8 E8 96 91
UTF-16 85 91
UTF-32 00 00 85 91
URL-Quoted %E8%96%91
HTML-Escape 薑
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 薑
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) CB B9
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) E9 A8
Pīnyīn jiāng

Elsewhere

Complete Record

Property Value
Age 1.1 (1993)
Unicode Name CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8591
Unicode 1 Name
Block CJK Unified Ideographs
General Category Other Letter
Script Han
Bidirectional Category Left To Right
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition Type None
Decomposition Mapping Glyph for U+8591 CJK Unified Ideograph-8591
Lowercase
Simple Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+8591 CJK Unified Ideograph-8591
Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+8591 CJK Unified Ideograph-8591
Uppercase
Simple Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+8591 CJK Unified Ideograph-8591
Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+8591 CJK Unified Ideograph-8591
Simple Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+8591 CJK Unified Ideograph-8591
Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+8591 CJK Unified Ideograph-8591
Case Folding Glyph for U+8591 CJK Unified Ideograph-8591
ASCII Hex Digit
Alphabetic
Bidi Control
Bidi Mirrored
Composition Exclusion
Case Ignorable
Changes When Casefolded
Changes When Casemapped
Changes When NFKC Casefolded
Changes When Lowercased
Changes When Titlecased
Changes When Uppercased
Cased
Full Composition Exclusion
Default Ignorable Code Point
Dash
Deprecated
Diacritic
Emoji Modifier Base
Emoji Component
Emoji Modifier
Emoji Presentation
Emoji
Extender
Extended Pictographic
FC NFKC Closure Glyph for U+8591 CJK Unified Ideograph-8591
Grapheme Cluster Break Any
Grapheme Base
Grapheme Extend
Grapheme Link
Hex Digit
Hyphen
ID Continue
ID Start
IDS Binary Operator
IDS Trinary Operator and
Ideographic
Indic Mantra Category
Indic Positional Category NA
Indic Syllabic Category Other
Jamo Short Name
Join Control
Logical Order Exception
Math
Noncharacter Code Point
NFC Quick Check Yes
NFD Quick Check Yes
NFKC Casefold Glyph for U+8591 CJK Unified Ideograph-8591
NFKC Quick Check Yes
NFKD Quick Check Yes
Other Alphabetic
Other Default Ignorable Code Point
Other Grapheme Extend
Other ID Continue
Other ID Start
Other Lowercase
Other Math
Other Uppercase
Prepended Concatenation Mark
Pattern Syntax
Pattern White Space
Quotation Mark
Regional Indicator
Radical
Sentence Break Other Letter
Soft Dotted
Sentence Terminal
Terminal Punctuation
Unified Ideograph
Variation Selector
Word Break Other
White Space
XID Continue
XID Start
Expands On NFC
Expands On NFD
Expands On NFKC
Expands On NFKD
Bidi Paired Bracket Glyph for U+8591 CJK Unified Ideograph-8591
Bidi Paired Bracket Type None
East Asian Width Wide
Hangul Syllable Type Not Applicable
ISO 10646 Comment
Joining Group No_Joining_Group
Joining Type Non Joining
Line Break Ideographic
Numeric Type None
Numeric Value not a number
Simple Case Folding Glyph for U+8591 CJK Unified Ideograph-8591
Script Extension
Vertical Orientation U
Big Five Mapping C1A4
CCCII Mapping 215624
CNS 11643-1986 Mapping 1-752E
CNS 11643-1992 Mapping 1-752E
Cangjie Input Code TMWM
kCantonese goeng1
kCihaiT 1169.501
kCowles 1640
kDaeJaweon 1525.070
Unihan Definition ginger
kEACC 215624
kFenn 812E
kFennIndex 45.01
kFourCornerCode 4410.6
kFrequency 5
kGB1 8836
kGSR 0710d
kHKGlyph 3545
kHanYu 53300.090
kHangul 강:0N
kHanyuPinyin 53300.090:jiāng
kIICore ATJHKMP
kIRGDaeJaweon 1525.070
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten 32110
kIRGHanyuDaZidian 53300.090
kIRGKangXi 1061.090
kIRG_GSource G1-7844
kIRG_HSource HB1-C1A4
kIRG_JSource J0-6928
kIRG_KPSource KP0-CEBA
kIRG_KSource K0-4B39
kIRG_TSource T1-752E
kIRG_VSource V1-655D
kJapaneseKun HAJIKAMI
kJapaneseOn KYOU KOU
kJis0 7308
kKPS0 CEBA
kKSC0 4325
kKangXi 1061.090
kKarlgren 353
kKorean KANG
kKoreanName 2015
kLau 899
kMandarin jiāng
kMatthews 642
kMeyerWempe 1128
kMorohashi 32110
kNelson 4060
kPhonetic 607
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) C+6447+140.3.13
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) 140.13
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) 140.13
kSBGY 173.40
Semantic Variant Glyph for U+8441 U+8441
Simplified Variant Glyph for U+59DC U+59DC
Taiwanese Telegraph Code 5637
Stroke Number 16
UnihanCore2020 Set HJKMPT
Quốc ngữ Pronunciation gừng
kXHC1983 0560.051:jiāng
Xerox Code 262:320