Home U+4E00 to U+9FFF CJK Unified Ideographs
Glyph for U+8853
Source: Noto CJK


U+8853 was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (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. It has a Wide East Asian Width. In bidirectional context it acts as Left To Right and is not mirrored. In text U+8853 behaves as Ideographic regarding line breaks. It has type Other Letter for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

Jutsu (術)—meaning technique, method, spell, skill or trick—is a bound morpheme of the Sino-Japanese lexical stratum of the Japanese language.

  • Bajutsu, the skills of horse riding
  • Bartitsu, (Bartitsu is an eclectic martial art and self-defence method originally developed in England in 1898–1902, technically not a jutsu
  • Battōjutsu (抜刀術, the art of drawing a sword)
  • Bōjutsu, fighting with a staff or elongated blunt object
  • Brazilian jiu-jitsu, the practice of self-defense
  • 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
  • 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
  • Majutsu, art of witchcraft


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


Complete Record

Property Value
Age 1.1 (1993)
Unicode 1 Name
Block CJK Unified Ideographs
General Category Other Letter
Script Han
Bidirectional Category Left To Right
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition Type None
Decomposition Mapping Glyph for U+8853 CJK Unified Ideograph-8853
Simple Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+8853 CJK Unified Ideograph-8853
Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+8853 CJK Unified Ideograph-8853
Simple Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+8853 CJK Unified Ideograph-8853
Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+8853 CJK Unified Ideograph-8853
Simple Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+8853 CJK Unified Ideograph-8853
Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+8853 CJK Unified Ideograph-8853
Case Folding Glyph for U+8853 CJK Unified Ideograph-8853
ASCII Hex Digit
Bidi Control
Bidi Mirrored
Composition Exclusion
Case Ignorable
Changes When Casefolded
Changes When Casemapped
Changes When NFKC Casefolded
Changes When Lowercased
Changes When Titlecased
Changes When Uppercased
Full Composition Exclusion
Default Ignorable Code Point
Emoji Modifier Base
Emoji Component
Emoji Modifier
Emoji Presentation
Extended Pictographic
FC NFKC Closure Glyph for U+8853 CJK Unified Ideograph-8853
Grapheme Cluster Break Any
Grapheme Base
Grapheme Extend
Grapheme Link
Hex Digit
ID Continue
ID Start
IDS Binary Operator
IDS Trinary Operator and
Indic Mantra Category
Indic Positional Category NA
Indic Syllabic Category Other
Jamo Short Name
Join Control
Logical Order Exception
Noncharacter Code Point
NFC Quick Check Yes
NFD Quick Check Yes
NFKC Casefold Glyph for U+8853 CJK Unified Ideograph-8853
NFKC Quick Check Yes
NFKD Quick Check Yes
Other Alphabetic
Other Default Ignorable Code Point
Other Grapheme Extend
Other ID Continue
Other ID Start
Other Lowercase
Other Math
Other Uppercase
Prepended Concatenation Mark
Pattern Syntax
Pattern White Space
Quotation Mark
Regional Indicator
Sentence Break Other Letter
Soft Dotted
Sentence Terminal
Terminal Punctuation
Unified Ideograph
Variation Selector
Word Break Other
White Space
XID Continue
XID Start
Expands On NFC
Expands On NFD
Expands On NFKC
Expands On NFKD
Bidi Paired Bracket Glyph for U+8853 CJK Unified Ideograph-8853
Bidi Paired Bracket Type None
East Asian Width Wide
Hangul Syllable Type Not Applicable
ISO 10646 Comment
Joining Group No_Joining_Group
Joining Type Non Joining
Line Break Ideographic
Numeric Type None
Numeric Value not a number
Simple Case Folding Glyph for U+8853 CJK Unified Ideograph-8853
Script Extension
Vertical Orientation U
Big Five Mapping B34E
CCCII Mapping 215746
CNS 11643-1986 Mapping 1-5D34
CNS 11643-1992 Mapping 1-5D34
Cangjie Input Code HOICN
kCantonese seot6
kCihaiT 1206.402
kCowles 4024
kDaeJaweon 1573.130
Unihan Definition art, skill, special feat; method, technique
kEACC 4B5746
kFenn 491C
kFennIndex 464.03
kFourCornerCode 2190.4
kFrequency 3
kGB1 4285
kGSR 0497d
kGradeLevel 2
kHKGlyph 3671
kHanYu 20826.130
kHangul 술:0E
kHanyuPinyin 20826.130:shù
kIRGDaeJaweon 1573.130
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten 34046'
kIRGHanyuDaZidian 20826.130
kIRGKangXi 1109.120
kIRG_GSource G1-4A75
kIRG_HSource HB1-B34E
kIRG_JSource J0-3D51
kIRG_KPSource KP0-E4E1
kIRG_KSource K0-627A
kIRG_TSource T1-5D34
kIRG_VSource V1-6643
kJapaneseOn JUTSU
kJis0 2949
kJoyoKanji 2010
kKPS0 E4E1
kKSC0 6690
kKangXi 1109.120
kKorean SWUL
kKoreanEducationHanja 2007
kLau 2982
kMandarin shù
kMatthews 5889
kMeyerWempe 2794
kMorohashi 34046'
kNelson 1621 1629
kPhonetic 1281
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) C+2395+144.6.5 V+13821+144.6.5
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) 144.5
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) 144.5
kSBGY 473.10
Simplified Variant Glyph for U+672F U+672F
Taiwanese Telegraph Code 5890
kTang jhuit
Stroke Number 11
UnihanCore2020 Set HJKMPT
Quốc ngữ Pronunciation thuật
kXHC1983 1070.011:shù
Xerox Code 244:357