U+8869 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 open seam of a garment which allows freedom of movement. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is chǎ.

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+8869 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 A1 A9
UTF-16 88 69
UTF-32 00 00 88 69
URL-Quoted %E8%A1%A9
HTML-Escape 衩
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake è¡©
Pīnyīn chǎ
IRG_GSource G0-7143
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J4-782B
IRG_KPSource KP1-735
IRG_KSource K2-5E2E
IRG_TSource T2-2D4F
BigFive D0AE
CCCII 232D69
CNS1986 2-2D4F
CNS1992 2-2D4F
EACC 232D69
GB0 8135
GB1 8135
JIS0213 2,88,11
Jis1 6020
KPS1 735D
MainlandTelegraph 5908
TaiwanTelegraph 9171
Xerox 277:102


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8869
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) 衩
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 衩
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 衩
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 衩
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 衩
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 衩
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 衩
Case Folding (cf) 衩
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 衩
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) 衩
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) BGT
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G0-7143
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J4-782B
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-735
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-5E2E
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-2D4F
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1577.010
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 34106
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 53075.160
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1111.170
kBigFive (kBigFive) D0AE
kCangjie (kCangjie) LEI
kCantonese (kCantonese) caa3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 232D69
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1210.103
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-2D4F
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-2D4F
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1577.010
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) the open seam of a garment which allows freedom of movement
kEACC (kEACC) 232D69
kFenn (kFenn) 538H
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 9.04
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 3724.0
kGB0 (kGB0) 8135
kGB1 (kGB1) 8135
kHanYu (kHanYu) 53075.160
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 53075.160:chà,chǎ
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SAI SHA SA
kJIS0213 (kJIS0213) 2,88,11
kJis1 (kJis1) 6020
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1111.170
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 735D
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 5908
kMandarin (kMandarin) chǎ
kMatthews (kMatthews) 100
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 34106
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 11
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+18639+145.5.3
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 145.3
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 145.3
kSBGY (kSBGY) 384.02
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 9171
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 8
kXerox (kXerox) 277:102
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0114.140:chǎ 0115.080:chà
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) 衩
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) 衩
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)