U+8706 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 a variety of bivalves. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is xiàn.

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+8706 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 9C 86
UTF-16 87 06
UTF-32 00 00 87 06
URL-Quoted %E8%9C%86
HTML-Escape 蜆
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 蜆
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) E9 E4
Pīnyīn xiàn
IRG_GSource G1-7239
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-6964
IRG_KPSource KP1-71A
IRG_KSource K1-7353
IRG_TSource T1-664A
IRG_VSource V0-432
BigFive B8C3
CCCII 232A34
CNS1986 1-664A
CNS1992 1-664A
EACC 232A34
GB1 8225
Jis0 7368
KPS1 71A2
KSC1 8351
TaiwanTelegraph 9165
Xerox 277:075


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8706
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) 蜆
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 蜆
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 蜆
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 蜆
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 蜆
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 蜆
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 蜆
Case Folding (cf) 蜆
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 蜆
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) 蜆
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) G1-7239
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-6964
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-71A
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-7353
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-664A
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V0-432
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1552.030
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 33093
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 42855.080
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1084.110
kBigFive (kBigFive) B8C3
kCangjie (kCangjie) LIBUU
kCantonese (kCantonese) hin2
kCCCII (kCCCII) 232A34
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1190.602
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-664A
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-664A
kCowles (kCowles) 1064
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1552.030
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) a variety of bivalves
kEACC (kEACC) 232A34
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 5611.0
kGB1 (kGB1) 8225
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 42855.080
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 42855.080:xiàn,xiǎn
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) SHIJIMI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KEN GEN
kJis0 (kJis0) 7368
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1084.110
kKorean (kKorean) HYEN
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 71A2
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 8351
kMandarin (kMandarin) xiàn
kMatthews (kMatthews) 2687
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 720
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 33093
kNelson (kNelson) 4144
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 621
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+6507+142.6.7 C+6507+147.7.6
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 142.7
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 142.7
kSBGY (kSBGY) 289.13 289.23 408.04
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 蚬
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 9165
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 13
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) kiến
kXerox (kXerox) 277:075
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) 蜆
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) 蜆
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)