U+86C9 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 dragonfly, libellulidae. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is líng.

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+86C9 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 9B 89
UTF-16 86 C9
UTF-32 00 00 86 C9
URL-Quoted %E8%9B%89
HTML-Escape 蛉
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 蛉
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) E9 D9
Pīnyīn líng
IRG_GSource G0-7248
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-6959
IRG_KPSource KP1-714
IRG_KSource K1-5E64
IRG_TSource T1-5D33
BigFive B34D
CCCII 232962
CNS1986 1-5D33
CNS1992 1-5D33
EACC 4D2962
GB0 8240
GB1 8240
Jis0 7357
KPS1 714B
KSC1 6268
MainlandTelegraph 5749
TaiwanTelegraph 5749
Xerox 277:071


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-86C9
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) 蛉
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 蛉
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 蛉
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 蛉
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 蛉
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 蛉
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 蛉
Case Folding (cf) 蛉
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 蛉
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) 蛉
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) G0-7248
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-6959
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-714
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-5E64
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-5D33
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1549.030
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 32969
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 42844.090
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1080.250
kBigFive (kBigFive) B34D
kCangjie (kCangjie) LIOII
kCantonese (kCantonese) ling4
kCCCII (kCCCII) 232962
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1188.401
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-5D33
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-5D33
kCowles (kCowles) 2369
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1549.030
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) dragonfly, libellulidae
kEACC (kEACC) 4D2962
kFenn (kFenn) 438E
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 311.06
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 5813.7
kGB0 (kGB0) 8240
kGB1 (kGB1) 8240
kGSR (kGSR) 0823p
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 42844.090
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 42844.090:líng
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) REI RYOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 7357
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1080.250
kKorean (kKorean) LYENG
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 714B
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 6268
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 5749
kMandarin (kMandarin) líng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 4054
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1586
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 32969
kNelson (kNelson) 4124
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 812
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+6496+142.6.5
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 142.5
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 142.5
kSBGY (kSBGY) 195.35
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 5749
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 11
kXerox (kXerox) 277:071
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0720.070:líng
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) 蛉
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) 蛉
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)