U+896A 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 socks, stockings. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is w.

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+896A 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 A5 AA
UTF-16 89 6A
UTF-32 00 00 89 6A
URL-Quoted %E8%A5%AA
HTML-Escape 襪
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 襪
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) D8 CA
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) EB A4
Pīnyīn w
IRG_GSource G1-4D60
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-6B24
IRG_KSource K0-584A
IRG_TSource T1-7B28
BigFive C4FB
CCCII 215821
CNS1986 1-7B28
CNS1992 1-7B28
EACC 215821
GB1 4564
Jis0 7504
KSC0 5642
TaiwanTelegraph 5994
Xerox 256:327


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-896A
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) 襪
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 襪
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 襪
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 襪
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 襪
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 襪
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 襪
Case Folding (cf) 襪
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 襪
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) 襪
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) G1-4D60
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-6B24
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-DAD
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-584A
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-7B28
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1593.410
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 34696
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 53119.100
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1126.400
kBigFive (kBigFive) C4FB
kCangjie (kCangjie) LTWI
kCantonese (kCantonese) maat6 mat6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 215821
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1221.206
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-7B28
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-7B28
kCowles (kCowles) 2591
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1593.410
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) socks, stockings
kEACC (kEACC) 215821
kFenn (kFenn) 343B
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 590.04
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 3425.3
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB1 (kGB1) 4564
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 4
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 53119.100
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) wà(42)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 53119.100:wà
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 3729
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) TABI KUTSUSHITA
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) BETSU BATSU
kJis0 (kJis0) 7504
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1126.400
kKorean (kKorean) MAL
kKPS0 (kKPS0) DAD2
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 5642
kLau (kLau) 2110
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 7000
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1754
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 34696
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 906
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+6631+145.5.14 V+13599+145.5.14
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 145.15
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 145.15
kSBGY (kSBGY) 479.10
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 袜韤韈
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 袜
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 5994
kTang (kTang) miæt
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 19
kXerox (kXerox) 256:327
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1177.021:wà
z Variant (kZVariant) 韈
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) 襪
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) 襪
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)