U+8709 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 mayfly; kind of large insect. 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+8709 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 89
UTF-16 87 09
UTF-32 00 00 87 09
URL-Quoted %E8%9C%89
HTML-Escape 蜉
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 蜉
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) E9 EA
IRG_GSource G0-725D
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J0-696A
IRG_KPSource KP1-719
IRG_KSource K1-6245
IRG_TSource T2-4733
BigFive DFEC
CCCII 232A38
CNS1986 2-4733
CNS1992 2-4733
EACC 232A38
GB0 8261
GB1 8261
Jis0 7374
KPS1 7196
KSC1 6637
MainlandTelegraph 5772
TaiwanTelegraph 5772
Xerox 300:314


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8709
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) 蜉
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 蜉
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 蜉
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 蜉
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 蜉
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 蜉
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 蜉
Case Folding (cf) 蜉
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 蜉
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) 蜉
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) BGT
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G0-725D
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-696A
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-719
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-6245
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-4733
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1552.070
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 33104
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 42857.030
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1084.220
kBigFive (kBigFive) DFEC
kCangjie (kCangjie) LIBND
kCantonese (kCantonese) fau4
kCCCII (kCCCII) 232A38
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1191.101
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-4733
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-4733
kCowles (kCowles) 744
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1552.070
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) mayfly; kind of large insect
kEACC (kEACC) 232A38
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 5214.7
kGB0 (kGB0) 8261
kGB1 (kGB1) 8261
kGSR (kGSR) 1233n
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 42857.030
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 42857.030:fú
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) FU
kJis0 (kJis0) 7374
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1084.220
kKorean (kKorean) PWU
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 7196
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 6637
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 5772
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 1907
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 503b
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 33104
kNelson (kNelson) 4146
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 378
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+6513+142.6.7
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 142.7
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 142.7
kSBGY (kSBGY) 211.20
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 5772
kTang (kTang) bhiou
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 13
kXerox (kXerox) 300:314
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0337.030:fú
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) 蜉
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) 蜉
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)