U+8A2D 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 build; establish; display; particle of hypothesis, supposing. 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. In text U+8A2D 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 A8 AD
UTF-16 8A 2D
UTF-32 00 00 8A 2D
URL-Quoted %E8%A8%AD
HTML-Escape 設
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 設
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) E0 E2
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) C0 DF
Pīnyīn sh
IRG_GSource G1-4968
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-405F
IRG_KPSource KP0-E2D
IRG_KSource K0-6062
IRG_TSource T1-5D43
IRG_VSource V1-667
BigFive B35D
CCCII 215849
CNS1986 1-5D43
CNS1992 1-5D43
EACC 215849
GB1 4172
Jis0 3263
KSC0 6466
TaiwanTelegraph 6080
Xerox 243:116


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) 設
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 設
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 設
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 設
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 設
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 設
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 設
Case Folding (cf) 設
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 設
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) 設
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) G1-4968
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-405F
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E2D
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-6062
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-5D43
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-667
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1617.260
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 35293
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 63950.050
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1151.090
kBigFive (kBigFive) B35D
kCangjie (kCangjie) YRHNE
kCantonese (kCantonese) cit3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 215849
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1239.204
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-5D43
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-5D43
kCowles (kCowles) 563
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1617.260
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) build; establish; display; particle of hypothesis, supposing
kEACC (kEACC) 215849
kFenn (kFenn) 399D
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 442.03
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 0764.7
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB1 (kGB1) 4172
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 3
kGSR (kGSR) 0290a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 63950.050
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) shè(1097)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 63950.050:shè
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 3768
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SETSU SECHI
kJis0 (kJis0) 3263
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1151.090
kKorean (kKorean) SEL
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E2D9
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6466
kLau (kLau) 330
kMandarin (kMandarin) shè
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5711
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 311
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 35293
kNelson (kNelson) 4325
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 212 1557
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2691+79.4.7 C+2691+149.7.4
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 149.4
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 149.4
kSBGY (kSBGY) 500.15
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 设
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 6080
kTang (kTang) shiɛt
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 11
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) thết
kXerox (kXerox) 243:116
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) 設
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) 設
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)