U+8778 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 snail, Eulota callizoma. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is w.

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+8778 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 B8
UTF-16 87 78
UTF-32 00 00 87 78
URL-Quoted %E8%9D%B8
HTML-Escape 蝸
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 蝸
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) E8 C4
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) E9 F7
Pīnyīn w
IRG_GSource G1-4E4F
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-6977
IRG_KSource K0-6844
IRG_TSource T1-6E66
BigFive BDBD
CCCII 21567B
CNS1986 1-6E66
CNS1992 1-6E66
EACC 21567B
GB1 4647
Jis0 7387
KSC0 7236
TaiwanTelegraph 5815
Xerox 262:167


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8778
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) 蝸
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 蝸
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 蝸
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 蝸
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 蝸
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 蝸
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 蝸
Case Folding (cf) 蝸
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 蝸
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) 蝸
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) G1-4E4F
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-6977
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-FDF
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-6844
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-6E66
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1557.020
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 33338
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 42862.140
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1091.290
kBigFive (kBigFive) BDBD
kCangjie (kCangjie) LIBBR
kCantonese (kCantonese) wo1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21567B
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1194.302
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-6E66
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-6E66
kCowles (kCowles) 5057
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1557.020
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) a snail, Eulota callizoma
kEACC (kEACC) 21567B
kFenn (kFenn) 581H
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 263.08
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 5712.7
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB1 (kGB1) 4647
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 2
kGSR (kGSR) 0018c
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 42862.140
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) wō(11)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 42862.140:wō,luó,guǒ
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 3633
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KATATSUMURI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KA RA
kJis0 (kJis0) 7387
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1091.290
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 437
kKorean (kKorean) WA
kKPS0 (kKPS0) FDF4
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 7236
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 3509
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3774
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 33338
kNelson (kNelson) 4170
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 700
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+6526+142.6.9
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 142.9
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 142.9
kSBGY (kSBGY) 093.19 166.08
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 蜗
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 5815
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 14
kXerox (kXerox) 262:167
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1209.021:wō
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) 蝸
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) 蝸
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)