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Glyph for U+8853
Source: Noto CJK

U+8853 CJK Unified Ideo­graph-​8853

U+8853 was added in Unicode version 1.1 in 1993. It belongs to the block U+4E00 to U+9FFF CJK Unified Ideographs in the U+0000 to U+FFFF Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Other Letter and is mainly used in the Han script. The Unihan Database defines it as art, skill, special feat; method, technique. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is shù.

The glyph is not a composition. Its East Asian Width is wide. In bidirectional text it is written from left to right. When changing direction it is not mirrored. U+8853 offers a line break opportunity at its position, except in some numeric contexts.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

Jutsu ()—meaning technique, method, spell, skill or trick—is a bound morpheme of the Sino-Japanese lexical stratum of the Japanese language. The moves in the following martial arts are called jutsu:

  • Bajutsu, the skills of horse riding
  • Battōjutsu (抜刀術, the art of drawing a sword)
  • Bōjutsu, fighting with a staff or elongated blunt object
  • Brazilian jiu-jitsu, a self-defense system popularised in Brazil and heavily influenced by judo
  • Daitō-ryū Aiki-jūjutsu, the art of close combat
  • Hōjutsu, use of firearms from close range
  • Iaijutsu, the sword technique of a sudden mortal draw attack
  • Jittejutsu, the Japanese martial art of using the Japanese weapon jitte
  • Jūjutsu (柔術, unarmed fighting)
  • Kamajutsu, defense and combat with metal sickles (kama)
  • Kenjutsu, the art of sword fighting
  • Kusarigamajutsu, fighting with kusarigama
  • Kayakujutsu, Art of gunpowder
  • Kyujutsu, the art of the bow
  • Naginatajutsu, the art of using a naginata
  • Ninjutsu, Shinobi combat techniques and practices
  • Saijutsu (釵術), fighting with sai daggers
  • Shurikenjutsu, the practice of throwing blades
  • Sōjutsu, the practice of using a spear
  • Taijutsu, unarmed fighting style
  • Tantojutsu, the technique of using a small blade or dagger
  • Tessenjutsu, fighting with the deceptive metal fan
  • Tonfajutsu, fighting with blunt tonfa weapons
  • Genjutsu, art of illusion


System Representation
UTF-8 E8 A1 93
UTF-16 88 53
UTF-32 00 00 88 53
URL-Quoted %E8%A1%93
HTML hex reference 術
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake è¡“
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) E2 FA
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) BD D1
Pīnyīn shù


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1 (1993)
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8853
Unicode 1 Name (na1)
Block (blk) CJK Unified Ideographs
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) Glyph for U+8853 CJK Unified Ideograph-8853
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) Glyph for U+8853 CJK Unified Ideograph-8853
Lowercase Mapping (lc) Glyph for U+8853 CJK Unified Ideograph-8853
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) Glyph for U+8853 CJK Unified Ideograph-8853
Uppercase Mapping (uc) Glyph for U+8853 CJK Unified Ideograph-8853
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) Glyph for U+8853 CJK Unified Ideograph-8853
Titlecase Mapping (tc) Glyph for U+8853 CJK Unified Ideograph-8853
Case Folding (cf) Glyph for U+8853 CJK Unified Ideograph-8853
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Composition Exclusion (CE)
Case Ignorable (CI)
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)
Cased (Cased)
Full Composition Exclusion (Comp_Ex)
Default Ignorable Code Point (DI)
Dash (Dash)
Deprecated (Dep)
Diacritic (Dia)
Emoji Modifier Base (EBase)
Emoji Component (EComp)
Emoji Modifier (EMod)
Emoji Presentation (EPres)
Emoji (Emoji)
Extender (Ext)
Extended Pictographic (ExtPict)
FC NFKC Closure (FC_NFKC) Glyph for U+8853 CJK Unified Ideograph-8853
Grapheme Cluster Break (GCB) Any
Grapheme Base (Gr_Base)
Grapheme Extend (Gr_Ext)
Grapheme Link (Gr_Link)
Hex Digit (Hex)
Hyphen (Hyphen)
ID Continue (IDC)
ID Start (IDS)
IDS Binary Operator (IDSB)
IDS Trinary Operator and (IDST)
ID_Compat_Math_Continue (ID_Compat_Math_Continue) 0
ID_Compat_Math_Start (ID_Compat_Math_Start) 0
Ideographic (Ideo)
InCB (InCB) None
Indic Mantra Category (InMC)
Indic Positional Category (InPC) NA
Indic Syllabic Category (InSC) Other
Jamo Short Name (JSN)
Join Control (Join_C)
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) Glyph for U+8853 CJK Unified Ideograph-8853
NFKC Quick Check (NFKC_QC) Yes
NFKC_SCF (NFKC_SCF) Glyph for U+8853 CJK Unified Ideograph-8853
NFKD Quick Check (NFKD_QC) Yes
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)
Prepended Concatenation Mark (PCM)
Pattern Syntax (Pat_Syn)
Pattern White Space (Pat_WS)
Quotation Mark (QMark)
Regional Indicator (RI)
Radical (Radical)
Sentence Break (SB) Other Letter
Soft Dotted (SD)
Sentence Terminal (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)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) Glyph for U+8853 CJK Unified Ideograph-8853
Bidi Paired Bracket Type (bpt) None
East Asian Width (ea) wide
Hangul Syllable Type (hst) Not Applicable
ISO 10646 Comment (isc)
Joining Group (jg) No_Joining_Group
Joining Type (jt) Non Joining
Line Break (lb) Ideographic
Numeric Type (nt) none
Numeric Value (nv) not a number
Simple Case Folding (scf) Glyph for U+8853 CJK Unified Ideograph-8853
Script Extension (scx)
Vertical Orientation (vo) U
Big Five Mapping (kBigFive) B34E
CCCII Mapping (kCCCII) 215746
CNS 11643-1986 Mapping (kCNS1986) 1-5D34
CNS 11643-1992 Mapping (kCNS1992) 1-5D34
Cangjie Input Code (kCangjie) HOICN
kCantonese (kCantonese) seot6
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1206.402
kCowles (kCowles) 4024
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1573.130
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) art, skill, special feat; method, technique
kEACC (kEACC) 4B5746
kFenn (kFenn) 491C
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 464.03
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 2190.4
kFrequency (kFrequency) 3
kGB1 (kGB1) 4285
kGSR (kGSR) 0497d
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 2
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 3671
kHanYu (kHanYu) 20826.130
kHangul (kHangul) 술:0E
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 20826.130:shù
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1573.130
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 20826.130
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1109.120
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G1-4A75
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-B34E
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3D51
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E4E1
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-627A
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-5D34
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-6643
kJapanese (kJapanese) ジュツ スイ シュツ すべ みち わざ
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) MICHI SUBE WAZA
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) JUTSU
kJis0 (kJis0) 2949
kJoyoKanji (kJoyoKanji) 2010
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1109.120
kKorean (kKorean) SWUL
kKoreanEducationHanja (kKoreanEducationHanja) 2007
kLau (kLau) 2982
kMandarin (kMandarin) shù
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5889
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2794
kMojiJoho (kMojiJoho) MJ023871 MJ023871:E0102 MJ023870:E0103 MJ058680:E0104
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 34046' 34046':E0102 34046:E0103
kNelson (kNelson) 1621 1629
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1281
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2395+144.6.5 V+13821+144.6.5
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 144.5
kSBGY (kSBGY) 473.10
kSMSZD2003Index (kSMSZD2003Index) 625.07 214.09
kSMSZD2003Readings (kSMSZD2003Readings) shù粵seot6
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) Glyph for U+672F U+672F
Taiwanese Telegraph Code (kTaiwanTelegraph) 5890
kTang (kTang) jhuit
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 11
UnihanCore2020 Set (kUnihanCore2020) HJKMPT
Quốc ngữ Pronunciation (kVietnamese) thuật
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1070.011:shù
Xerox Code (kXerox) 244:357