U+87BE 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 the earthworm. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is yǐn.

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+87BE 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 BE
UTF-16 87 BE
UTF-32 00 00 87 BE
URL-Quoted %E8%9E%BE
HTML-Escape 螾
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 螾
Pīnyīn yǐn
IRG_GSource G3-6276
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J4-776D
IRG_KPSource KP1-728
IRG_KSource K2-5D2A
IRG_TSource T2-5F26
BigFive EE58
CCCII 232B66
CNS1986 2-5F26
CNS1992 2-5F26
EACC 232B66
GB3 6686
JIS0213 2,87,77
Jis1 5948
KPS1 728B


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) 螾
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 螾
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 螾
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 螾
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 螾
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 螾
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 螾
Case Folding (cf) 螾
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 螾
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) 螾
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) G3-6276
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J4-776D
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-728
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-5D2A
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-5F26
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1560.140
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 33529
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 42887.200
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1095.290
kBigFive (kBigFive) EE58
kCangjie (kCangjie) LIJMC
kCantonese (kCantonese) jan5
kCCCII (kCCCII) 232B66
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1196.602
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-5F26
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-5F26
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1560.140
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) the earthworm
kEACC (kEACC) 232B66
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 5318.6
kGB3 (kGB3) 6686
kGSR (kGSR) 0450j
kHanYu (kHanYu) 42887.200
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 42887.200:yǐn,yín
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) MIMIZU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) IN
kJIS0213 (kJIS0213) 2,87,77
kJis1 (kJis1) 5948
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1095.290
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 728B
kMandarin (kMandarin) yǐn
kMatthews (kMatthews) 7430
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3828
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 33529
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1488
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+18619+142.6.11
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 142.11
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 142.11
kSBGY (kSBGY) 104.26 276.35
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 蚓
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 17
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1381.040:yǐn
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) 螾
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) 螾
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)