U+88C9 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 seam in a garment. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is kèn.

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+88C9 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 A3 89
UTF-16 88 C9
UTF-32 00 00 88 C9
URL-Quoted %E8%A3%89
HTML-Escape 裉
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 裉
Pīnyīn kèn
IRG_GSource G0-714C
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_TSource T2-4035
BigFive DBCF
CCCII 232E48
CNS1986 2-4035
CNS1992 2-4035
EACC 232E48
GB0 8144
GB1 8144
Xerox 321:142


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-88C9
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) 裉
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 裉
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 裉
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 裉
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 裉
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 裉
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 裉
Case Folding (cf) 裉
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 裉
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) 裉
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) G0-714C
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-4035
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 53090.050
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1116.341
kBigFive (kBigFive) DBCF
kCangjie (kCangjie) LAV
kCantonese (kCantonese) kang3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 232E48
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-4035
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-4035
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) seam in a garment
kEACC (kEACC) 232E48
kFenn (kFenn) 359H
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 247.09
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 3723.2
kGB0 (kGB0) 8144
kGB1 (kGB1) 8144
kHanYu (kHanYu) 53090.050
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 53090.050:kèn
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1116.341
kMandarin (kMandarin) kèn
kMatthews (kMatthews) 3332
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 575
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 145.6
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 145.6
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 褃
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 11
kXerox (kXerox) 321:142
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0645.040:kèn
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) 裉
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) 裉
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)