U+88CA 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 curling upwards; wavering gently. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is niǎo.

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+88CA 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 8A
UTF-16 88 CA
UTF-32 00 00 88 CA
URL-Quoted %E8%A3%8A
HTML-Escape 裊
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 裊
Pīnyīn niǎo
IRG_GSource G1-7441
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J3-7B6A
IRG_KPSource KP1-73C
IRG_KSource K1-5C52
IRG_TSource T1-6654
IRG_VSource V1-665
BigFive B8CD
CCCII 232E69
CNS1986 1-6654
CNS1992 1-6654
GB1 8433
JIS0213 1,91,74
Jis1 6037
KPS1 73C5
KSC1 6050
TaiwanTelegraph 5934
Xerox 275:143


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
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) 裊
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 裊
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 裊
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 裊
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 裊
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 裊
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 裊
Case Folding (cf) 裊
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 裊
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) 裊
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) ATH
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G1-7441
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J3-7B6A
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-73C
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-5C52
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-6654
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-665
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1582.170
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 34285
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 53091.040
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1116.350
kBigFive (kBigFive) B8CD
kCangjie (kCangjie) HAYV
kCantonese (kCantonese) niu5
kCCCII (kCCCII) 232E69
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1215.102
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-6654
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-6654
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1582.170
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) curling upwards; wavering gently
kEACC (kEACC) 4B3A47
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 2773.2
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB1 (kGB1) 8433
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 53091.040
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 53091.040:niǎo
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 3704
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) SHINAYAKA
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) JOU NYOU
kJIS0213 (kJIS0213) 1,91,74
kJis1 (kJis1) 6037
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1116.350
kKorean (kKorean) NYO
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 73C5
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 6050
kMandarin (kMandarin) niǎo
kMatthews (kMatthews) 4690
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 34285
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 982
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+15119+145.6.7
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 145.7
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 145.7
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 袅
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 5934
kTang (kTang) *něu
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 13
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) nẻo
kXerox (kXerox) 275:143
z Variant (kZVariant) 嬝
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) 裊
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) 裊
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)