U+8AAD 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 read, study; pronounce. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is .

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+8AAD 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-16 8A AD
UTF-32 00 00 8A AD
URL-Quoted %E8%AA%AD
HTML-Escape 読
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 読
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) C6 C9
IRG_GSource GE-3D75
IRG_JSource J0-4649
IRG_KPSource KP1-764
IRG_KSource K2-6063
IRG_TSource TF-4C41
Jis0 3841
KPS1 764B


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) 読
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 読
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 読
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 読
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 読
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 読
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 読
Case Folding (cf) 読
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 読
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) 読
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) AJ
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) GE-3D75
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-4649
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-764
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-6063
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) TF-4C41
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1630.210
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 35580'
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 63973.071
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1165.051
kCangjie (kCangjie) YRGBU
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1630.210
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) read, study; pronounce
kEACC (kEACC) 4B594A
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 0461.2
kHanYu (kHanYu) 63973.071
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) YOMU YOMI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) TOKU TOU DOKU
kJis0 (kJis0) 3841
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1165.051
kKorean (kKorean) TOK TWU
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 764B
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 35580'
kNelson (kNelson) 4375
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+3233+149.7.7
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 149.7
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 149.7
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 14
z Variant (kZVariant) 讀
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) 読
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) 読
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)