U+8788 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 silkworm. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is yuán.

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+8788 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 9E 88
UTF-16 87 88
UTF-32 00 00 87 88
URL-Quoted %E8%9E%88
HTML-Escape 螈
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 螈
Pīnyīn yuán
IRG_GSource G0-7322
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J3-7B5C
IRG_KPSource KP1-725
IRG_KSource K2-5C69
IRG_TSource T2-5A2E
BigFive EB60
CCCII 232B48
CNS1986 2-5A2E
CNS1992 2-5A2E
EACC 232B48
GB0 8302
GB1 8302
JIS0213 1,91,60
Jis1 5929
KPS1 7257
Xerox 321:130


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8788
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) 螈
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 螈
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 螈
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 螈
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 螈
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 螈
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 螈
Case Folding (cf) 螈
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 螈
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) 螈
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) CT
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G0-7322
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J3-7B5C
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-725
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-5C69
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-5A2E
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1557.200
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 33372
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 42877.110
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1092.310
kBigFive (kBigFive) EB60
kCangjie (kCangjie) LIMHF
kCantonese (kCantonese) jyun4
kCCCII (kCCCII) 232B48
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1195.203
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-5A2E
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-5A2E
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1557.200
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) a silkworm
kEACC (kEACC) 232B48
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 5119.6
kGB0 (kGB0) 8302
kGB1 (kGB1) 8302
kHanYu (kHanYu) 42877.110
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 42877.110:yuán
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) IMORI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) GEN GAN
kJIS0213 (kJIS0213) 1,91,60
kJis1 (kJis1) 5929
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1092.310
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 7257
kMandarin (kMandarin) yuán
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3669l
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 33372
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1629
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+15098+142.6.10
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 142.10
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 142.10
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 16
kXerox (kXerox) 321:130
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1423.040:yuán
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) 螈
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) 螈
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)