U+87BB 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 mole cricket, Gryllotalpa orientalis. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is lóu.

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+87BB 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 BB
UTF-16 87 BB
UTF-32 00 00 87 BB
URL-Quoted %E8%9E%BB
HTML-Escape 螻
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 螻
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) EA B3
Pīnyīn lóu
IRG_GSource G1-7277
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-6A33
IRG_KPSource KP1-726
IRG_KSource K1-5F45
IRG_TSource T1-753D
IRG_VSource V1-663
BigFive C1B2
CCCII 21572C
CNS1986 1-753D
CNS1992 1-753D
EACC 21572C
GB1 8287
Jis0 7419
KPS1 7266
KSC1 6337
TaiwanTelegraph 5829
Xerox 267:340


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
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) 螻
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 螻
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 螻
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 螻
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 螻
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 螻
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 螻
Case Folding (cf) 螻
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 螻
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) 螻
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) ATH
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G1-7277
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-6A33
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-726
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-5F45
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-753D
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-663
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1560.030
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 33515
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 42885.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1095.150
kBigFive (kBigFive) C1B2
kCangjie (kCangjie) LILWV
kCantonese (kCantonese) lau4
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21572C
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1196.603
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-753D
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-753D
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1560.030
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) a mole cricket, Gryllotalpa orientalis
kEACC (kEACC) 21572C
kFenn (kFenn) 790I
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 317.07
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 5514.4
kGB1 (kGB1) 8287
kGSR (kGSR) 0123l
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 42885.010
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 42885.010:lóu
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 3647
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KERA
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) ROU
kJis0 (kJis0) 7419
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1095.150
kKorean (kKorean) LWU
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 7266
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 6337
kMandarin (kMandarin) lóu
kMatthews (kMatthews) 4147
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1502g
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 33515
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 780
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+6552+142.6.11
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 142.11
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 142.11
kSBGY (kSBGY) 213.36
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 蝼
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 5829
kTang (kTang) lou
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 17
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) sâu
kXerox (kXerox) 267:340
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0734.031:lóu
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) 螻
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) 螻
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)