U+8A71 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 speech, talk, language; dialect. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is hu.

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+8A71 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 A9 B1
UTF-16 8A 71
UTF-32 00 00 8A 71
URL-Quoted %E8%A9%B1
HTML-Escape 話
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 話
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) FC A5
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) CF C3
Pīnyīn hu
IRG_GSource G1-3B30
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-4F43
IRG_KPSource KP0-F6B
IRG_KSource K0-7C25
IRG_TSource T1-6663
IRG_VSource V1-672
BigFive B8DC
CCCII 215866
CNS1986 1-6663
CNS1992 1-6663
EACC 215866
GB1 2716
Jis0 4735
KSC0 9205
TaiwanTelegraph 6114
Xerox 241:266


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8A71
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) 話
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 話
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 話
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 話
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 話
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 話
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 話
Case Folding (cf) 話
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 話
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) 話
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) G1-3B30
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-4F43
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-F6B
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-7C25
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-6663
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-672
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1624.060
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 35441
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 63965.060
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1158.100
kBigFive (kBigFive) B8DC
kCangjie (kCangjie) YRHJR
kCantonese (kCantonese) waa2 waa6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 215866
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1244.201
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-6663
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-6663
kCowles (kCowles) 4960
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1624.060
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) speech, talk, language; dialect
kEACC (kEACC) 215866
kFenn (kFenn) 707A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 201.04
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 0266.4
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB1 (kGB1) 2716
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 1
kGSR (kGSR) 0302o
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 63965.060
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) huà(2332) hua(32)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 63965.060:huà
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 3792
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) HANASU HANASHI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) WA KAI
kJis0 (kJis0) 4735
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1158.100
kKorean (kKorean) HWA
kKPS0 (kKPS0) F6BC
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 9205
kLau (kLau) 3153 3154
kMandarin (kMandarin) huà
kMatthews (kMatthews) 2215
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3694
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 35441
kNelson (kNelson) 4358
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 736 1410A
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4073+135.6.7 C+4073+149.7.6
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 149.6
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 149.6
kSBGY (kSBGY) 386.45
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 䛡
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 话
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 6114
kTang (kTang) huài
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 13
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) thoại
kXerox (kXerox) 241:266
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) 話
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) 話
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)