U+8823 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 oyster. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is .

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+8823 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 A0 A3
UTF-16 88 23
UTF-32 00 00 88 23
URL-Quoted %E8%A0%A3
HTML-Escape 蠣
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake è £
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) D5 EE
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) E9 DA
IRG_GSource G1-7243
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-695A
IRG_KPSource KP0-D7F
IRG_KSource K0-556E
IRG_TSource T1-7B24
BigFive C4F7
CCCII 21573C
CNS1986 1-7B24
CNS1992 1-7B24
EACC 21573C
GB1 8235
Jis0 7358
KSC0 5378
TaiwanTelegraph 5869
Xerox 273:107


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8823
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) 蠣
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 蠣
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 蠣
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 蠣
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 蠣
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 蠣
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 蠣
Case Folding (cf) 蠣
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 蠣
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) 蠣
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) G1-7243
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-695A
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-D7F
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-556E
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-7B24
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1565.170
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 33799
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 42900.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1102.020
kBigFive (kBigFive) C4F7
kCangjie (kCangjie) LIMTB
kCantonese (kCantonese) lai6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21573C
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1201.102
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-7B24
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-7B24
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1565.170
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) oyster
kEACC (kEACC) 21573C
kFenn (kFenn) 577I
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 298.08
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 5112.7
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB1 (kGB1) 8235
kGSR (kGSR) 0340f
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 42900.010
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 42900.010:lì
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 3660
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KAKI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) REI
kJis0 (kJis0) 7358
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1102.020
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 539
kKorean (kKorean) LYE
kKPS0 (kKPS0) D7F6
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 5378
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 3911
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1473c
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 33799
kNelson (kNelson) 4198
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 773
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+6497+142.6.14
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 142.15
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 142.15
kSBGY (kSBGY) 378.55
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 蛎
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 5869
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 20
kXerox (kXerox) 273:107
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0697.171:lì
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) 蠣
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) 蠣
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)