U+8ACB 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 ask, request; invite; please. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is q.

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 1 other glyphs. In text U+8ACB 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 AB 8B
UTF-16 8A CB
UTF-32 00 00 8A CB
URL-Quoted %E8%AB%8B
HTML-Escape 請
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 請
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) F4 EB
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) C0 C1
Pīnyīn q
IRG_GSource G1-476B
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-4041
IRG_KSource K0-746B
IRG_TSource T1-6E79
IRG_VSource V1-674
BigFive BDD0
CCCII 21587A
CNS1986 1-6E79
CNS1992 1-6E79
GB1 3975
Jis0 3233
KSC0 8475
TaiwanTelegraph 6153
Xerox 242:072

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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) 請
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 請
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 請
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 請
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 請
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 請
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 請
Case Folding (cf) 請
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 請
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) 請
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) G1-476B
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-4041
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-EDD
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-746B
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-6E79
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-674
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1632.280
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 35640'
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 63981.030
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1167.180
kBigFive (kBigFive) BDD0
kCangjie (kCangjie) YRQMB
kCantonese (kCantonese) ceng2 cing2
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21587A
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1248.602
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-6E79
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-6E79
kCowles (kCowles) 4734 4765
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1632.280
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) ask, request; invite; please
kEACC (kEACC) 4B587A
kFenn (kFenn) 82A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 83.02
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 0562.7
kFrequency (kFrequency) 1
kGB1 (kGB1) 3975
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 1
kGSR (kGSR) 0812k'
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 63981.030
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) qǐng(585)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 63981.030:qǐng,qìng,qíng
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 3816
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KOU UKERU KOI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SEI SHOU SHIN
kJis0 (kJis0) 3233
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1167.180
kKorean (kKorean) CHENG
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 8475
kLau (kLau) 254 313
kMandarin (kMandarin) qǐng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 1172
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3317
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 35640'
kNelson (kNelson) 4390
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 203
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2661+149.7.8 C+2661+174.8.7 V+13872+149.7.8 V+13872+174.8.7
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 149.8
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 149.8
kSBGY (kSBGY) 190.13 319.03 431.27
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 请
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 6153
kTang (kTang) *tsiɛ̌ng
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 15
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) thỉnh
kXerox (kXerox) 242:072
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) 請
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) 請
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)