U+8B20 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 sing; folksong, ballad; rumor. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is y.

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+8B20 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 AC A0
UTF-16 8B 20
UTF-32 00 00 8B 20
URL-Quoted %E8%AC%A0
HTML-Escape 謠
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 謠
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) E9 AA
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) EB EF
Pīnyīn y
IRG_GSource GE-3E27
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-6B6F
IRG_KSource K0-692A
IRG_TSource T1-754C
IRG_VSource V1-675
BigFive C1C1
CCCII 215936
CNS1986 1-754C
CNS1992 1-754C
EACC 4B5936
Jis0 7579
KSC0 7310
TaiwanTelegraph 6202
Xerox 253:302


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8B20
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) 謠
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 謠
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 謠
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 謠
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 謠
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 謠
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 謠
Case Folding (cf) 謠
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 謠
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) 謠
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) ATH
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) GE-3E27
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-6B6F
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-FAB
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-692A
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-754C
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-675
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1641.050
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 35832
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 64007.131
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1176.070
kBigFive (kBigFive) C1C1
kCangjie (kCangjie) YRBOU
kCantonese (kCantonese) jiu4
kCCCII (kCCCII) 215936
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1253.403
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-754C
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-754C
kCowles (kCowles) 1399
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1641.050
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) sing; folksong, ballad; rumor
kEACC (kEACC) 4B5936
kFenn (kFenn) 658E
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 617.07
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 0767.2
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 5
kGSR (kGSR) 1144j
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 64007.131
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) yáo(19)
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 3844
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) UTAI UTAU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) YOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 7579
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1176.070
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 221
kKorean (kKorean) YO
kKPS0 (kKPS0) FAB5
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 7310
kLau (kLau) 3512
kMandarin (kMandarin) yáo
kMatthews (kMatthews) 7290
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 35832
kNelson (kNelson) 4415
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1597
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+6706+149.7.10
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 149.10
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 149.10
kSBGY (kSBGY) 148.38
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 谣
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 6202
kTang (kTang) iɛu
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 17
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) dao
kXerox (kXerox) 253:302
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) 謠
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) 謠
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)