U+8729 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 cicada, broad locust. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is tiáo.

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+8729 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 A9
UTF-16 87 29
UTF-32 00 00 87 29
URL-Quoted %E8%9C%A9
HTML-Escape 蜩
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 蜩
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) E9 F3
Pīnyīn tiáo
IRG_GSource G0-7268
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-6973
IRG_KPSource KP1-71D
IRG_KSource K1-6D31
IRG_TSource T1-6A75
BigFive BB6D
CCCII 232A59
CNS1986 1-6A75
CNS1992 1-6A75
EACC 232A59
GB0 8272
GB1 8272
Jis0 7383
KSC1 7717
MainlandTelegraph 5781
TaiwanTelegraph 5781
Xerox 300:316


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8729
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) 蜩
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 蜩
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 蜩
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 蜩
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 蜩
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 蜩
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 蜩
Case Folding (cf) 蜩
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 蜩
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) 蜩
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) G0-7268
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-6973
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-71D
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-6D31
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-6A75
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1553.260
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 33166
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 42865.020
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1086.230
kBigFive (kBigFive) BB6D
kCangjie (kCangjie) LIBGR
kCantonese (kCantonese) tiu4
kCCCII (kCCCII) 232A59
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1192.505
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-6A75
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-6A75
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1553.260
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) cicada, broad locust
kEACC (kEACC) 232A59
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 5712.0
kGB0 (kGB0) 8272
kGB1 (kGB1) 8272
kGSR (kGSR) 1083v
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 42865.020
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 42865.020:tiáo,diào
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) SEMI HIGURASHI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) CHOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 7383
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1086.230
kKorean (kKorean) CO
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 71DD
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 7717
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 5781
kMandarin (kMandarin) tiáo
kMatthews (kMatthews) 6297
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3135c
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 33166
kNelson (kNelson) 4151
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 80
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+6522+142.6.8
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 142.8
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 142.8
kSBGY (kSBGY) 145.04
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 5781
kTang (kTang) dheu
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 14
kXerox (kXerox) 300:316
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1140.030:tiáo
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) 蜩
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) 蜩
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)