U+85A9 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 transliteration of 'sat' in 'bodhisattva,' etc.. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is s.

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+85A9 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 A9
UTF-16 85 A9
UTF-32 00 00 85 A9
URL-Quoted %E8%96%A9
HTML-Escape 薩
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 薩
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) DF B1
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) BB A7
Pīnyīn s
IRG_GSource G1-4878
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3B27
IRG_KPSource KP0-E1B
IRG_KSource K0-5F31
IRG_TSource T1-7730
BigFive C2C4
CCCII 21562A
CNS1986 1-7730
CNS1992 1-7730
EACC 21562A
GB1 4088
Jis0 2707
KSC0 6317
TaiwanTelegraph 5646
Xerox 247:365


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-85A9
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) 薩
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 薩
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 薩
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 薩
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 薩
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 薩
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 薩
Case Folding (cf) 薩
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 薩
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) 薩
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) G1-4878
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3B27
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E1B
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-5F31
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-7730
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 32189'
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 53309.050
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1062.080
kBigFive (kBigFive) C2C4
kCangjie (kCangjie) TNLM
kCantonese (kCantonese) saat3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21562A
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1172.101
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-7730
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-7730
kCowles (kCowles) 3582
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) transliteration of 'sat' in 'bodhisattva,' etc.
kEACC (kEACC) 21562A
kFenn (kFenn) 41G
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 427.06
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4421.4
kFrequency (kFrequency) 4
kGB1 (kGB1) 4088
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 53309.050
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) sà(18)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 53309.050:sà
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 3550
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) SUKUU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SATSU SACHI
kJis0 (kJis0) 2707
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1062.080
kKorean (kKorean) SAL
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E1B4
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6317
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5410
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2537
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 32189'
kNelson (kNelson) 4066
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 30
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2165+140.3.14 V+7688+140.3.14
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 140.14
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 140.14
kSBGY (kSBGY) 484.35
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 萨
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 5646
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 16
kXerox (kXerox) 247:365
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0981.021:sà
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) 薩
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) 薩
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)