U+8755 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 nibble away; erode; eclipse. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is sh.

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+8755 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 95
UTF-16 87 55
UTF-32 00 00 87 55
URL-Quoted %E8%9D%95
HTML-Escape 蝕
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 蝕
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) E3 DA
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) BF AA
Pīnyīn sh
IRG_GSource G1-4A34
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3F2A
IRG_KPSource KP0-E5C
IRG_KSource K0-635A
IRG_TSource T1-6A73
BigFive BB6B
CCCII 215676
CNS1986 1-6A73
CNS1992 1-6A73
EACC 215676
GB1 4220
Jis0 3110
KSC0 6758
TaiwanTelegraph 5793
Xerox 254:140


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8755
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) 蝕
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 蝕
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 蝕
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 蝕
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 蝕
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 蝕
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 蝕
Case Folding (cf) 蝕
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 蝕
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) 蝕
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) G1-4A34
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3F2A
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E5C
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-635A
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-6A73
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1555.200
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 33264
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 42864.080
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1089.100
kBigFive (kBigFive) BB6B
kCangjie (kCangjie) OILMI
kCantonese (kCantonese) sik6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 215676
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1193.407
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-6A73
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-6A73
kCowles (kCowles) 3926
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1555.200
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) nibble away; erode; eclipse
kEACC (kEACC) 215676
kFenn (kFenn) 363F
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 452.03
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 8573.6
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB1 (kGB1) 4220
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 4
kGSR (kGSR) 0921d
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 42864.080
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) shí(67)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 42864.080:shí,lì,lóng
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 3625
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) MUSHIBAMU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHOKU
kJis0 (kJis0) 3110
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1089.100
kKorean (kKorean) SIK
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E5C5
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6758
kMandarin (kMandarin) shí
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5811
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2707
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 33264
kNelson (kNelson) 5165
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1196
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2544+142.6.8 C+2544+184.8.6 V+7709+142.6.9 V+7709+184.9.6
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 142.9
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 142.9
kSBGY (kSBGY) 525.17
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 蚀
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 5793
kTang (kTang) *jhiək
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 14
kXerox (kXerox) 254:140
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) 蝕
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) 蝕
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)