U+8996 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 look at, inspect, observe, see. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is sh.

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. The glyph can, under circumstances, be confused with 2 other glyphs. In text U+8996 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 A6 96
UTF-16 89 96
UTF-32 00 00 89 96
URL-Quoted %E8%A6%96
HTML-Escape 視
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 視
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) E3 CA
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) BB EB
Pīnyīn sh
IRG_GSource G1-4A53
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3B6B
IRG_KPSource KP0-E5B
IRG_KSource K0-634A
IRG_TSource T1-617E
IRG_VSource V1-666
BigFive B5F8
CCCII 21582B
CNS1986 1-617E
CNS1992 1-617E
EACC 21582B
GB1 4251
Jis0 2775
KSC0 6742
TaiwanTelegraph 6018
Xerox 245:060

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Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8996
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) 視
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 視
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 視
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 視
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 視
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 視
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 視
Case Folding (cf) 視
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 視
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) 視
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) ATJ
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G1-4A53
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3B6B
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E5B
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-634A
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-617E
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-666
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 34827'
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 63665.190
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1134.210
kBigFive (kBigFive) B5F8
kCangjie (kCangjie) IFBUU
kCantonese (kCantonese) si6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21582B
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-617E
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-617E
kCowles (kCowles) 3911
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) look at, inspect, observe, see
kEACC (kEACC) 21582B
kFenn (kFenn) 514D
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 455.06
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 3621.0
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB1 (kGB1) 4251
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 3
kGSR (kGSR) 0553h
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 63665.190
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) shì(409) shi(12)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 63665.190:shì
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 2876
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) MIRU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHI
kJis0 (kJis0) 2775
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1134.210
kKorean (kKorean) SI
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E5B1
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6742
kLau (kLau) 2771
kMandarin (kMandarin) shì
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5789
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2693
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 34827'
kNelson (kNelson) 3248
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1180
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2233+113.4.7 C+2233+147.7.4
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 147.4
Radical Stroke Count (Korean) (kRSKorean) 147.5
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 113.7
kSBGY (kSBGY) 247.13 352.34
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 眎
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 视
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 6018
kTang (kTang) *zhǐ zhì
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 11
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) thị
kXerox (kXerox) 245:060
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) 視
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) 視
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)