U+87BC 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. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is qǐn.

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+87BC 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 BC
UTF-16 87 BC
UTF-32 00 00 87 BC
URL-Quoted %E8%9E%BC
HTML-Escape 螼
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 螼
Pīnyīn qǐn
IRG_GSource G5-622A
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_KPSource KP1-725
IRG_KSource K2-5D29
IRG_TSource T2-5F2E
BigFive EE60
CCCII 232B75
CNS1986 2-5F2E
CNS1992 2-5F2E
GB5 6610
KPS1 725C


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) 螼
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 螼
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 螼
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 螼
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 螼
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 螼
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 螼
Case Folding (cf) 螼
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 螼
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) 螼
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
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G5-622A
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-725
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-5D29
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-5F2E
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1560.040
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 33516
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 42883.040
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1095.160
kBigFive (kBigFive) EE60
kCangjie (kCangjie) LITLM
kCCCII (kCCCII) 232B75
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1197.301
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-5F2E
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-5F2E
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1560.040
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 5411.4
kGB5 (kGB5) 6610
kHanYu (kHanYu) 42883.040
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 42883.040:qǐn
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1095.160
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 725C
kMandarin (kMandarin) qǐn
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 33516
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 142.11
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 142.11
kSBGY (kSBGY) 278.23 394.31
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 17
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) 螼
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) 螼
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)