U+8740 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 rainbow. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is dōng.

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+8740 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 9D 80
UTF-16 87 40
UTF-32 00 00 87 40
URL-Quoted %E8%9D%80
HTML-Escape 蝀
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 蝀
Pīnyīn dōng
IRG_GSource G3-616C
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J4-775C
IRG_KPSource KP1-71C
IRG_KSource K1-5D5E
IRG_TSource T2-4D60
BigFive E3D9
CCCII 232A49
CNS1986 2-4D60
CNS1992 2-4D60
EACC 232A49
GB3 6576
JIS0213 2,87,60
Jis1 5911
KPS1 71C1
KSC1 6162
TaiwanTelegraph 5787
Xerox 306:251


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8740
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) 蝀
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 蝀
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 蝀
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 蝀
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 蝀
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 蝀
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 蝀
Case Folding (cf) 蝀
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 蝀
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) 蝀
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) CK
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G3-616C
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J4-775C
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-71C
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-5D5E
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-4D60
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1554.290
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 33213
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 42860.040
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1088.100
kBigFive (kBigFive) E3D9
kCangjie (kCangjie) LIDW
kCantonese (kCantonese) dung1 dung3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 232A49
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1193.305
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-4D60
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-4D60
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1554.290
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) rainbow
kEACC (kEACC) 232A49
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 5519.6
kGB3 (kGB3) 6576
kGSR (kGSR) 1175h
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 42860.040
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 42860.040:dōng
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) TOU TSU
kJIS0213 (kJIS0213) 2,87,60
kJis1 (kJis1) 5911
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1088.100
kKorean (kKorean) TONG
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 71C1
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 6162
kMandarin (kMandarin) dōng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 6608
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3600a
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 33213
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1403
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+18602+142.6.8
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 142.8
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 142.8
kSBGY (kSBGY) 023.06 235.02
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 5787
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 14
kXerox (kXerox) 306:251
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0258.010*,0258.011:dōng
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) 蝀
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) 蝀
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)