U+8B56 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 to slander. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is zèn.

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+8B56 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 AD 96
UTF-16 8B 56
UTF-32 00 00 8B 56
URL-Quoted %E8%AD%96
HTML-Escape 譖
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 譖
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) EB FB
Pīnyīn zèn
IRG_GSource G1-5A5A
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J0-6B7B
IRG_KSource K1-6E5F
IRG_TSource T2-6728
IRG_VSource V2-837
BigFive F2FB
CCCII 23344D
CNS1986 2-6728
CNS1992 2-6728
EACC 23344D
GB1 5858
Jis0 7591
KSC1 7863
TaiwanTelegraph 6220
Xerox 275:164


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8B56
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) 譖
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 譖
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 譖
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 譖
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 譖
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 譖
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 譖
Case Folding (cf) 譖
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 譖
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) 譖
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) CP
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G1-5A5A
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-6B7B
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-ECD
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-6E5F
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-6728
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V2-837
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1644.260
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 35972
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 64018.060
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1181.150
kBigFive (kBigFive) F2FB
kCangjie (kCangjie) YRMUA
kCantonese (kCantonese) cam3 zam3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 23344D
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1255.304
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-6728
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-6728
kCowles (kCowles) 455
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1644.260
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) to slander
kEACC (kEACC) 23344D
kFenn (kFenn) 801I
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 543.04
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 0566.1
kGB1 (kGB1) 5858
kGSR (kGSR) 0660j
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 64018.060
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 64018.060:zèn,jiàn
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) SOSHIRU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHIN SEN
kJis0 (kJis0) 7591
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1181.150
kKorean (kKorean) CHAM
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 7863
kMandarin (kMandarin) zèn
kMatthews (kMatthews) 323
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 143b
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 35972
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 25
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+6718+149.7.12 V+20216+149.7.14 V+20217+149.7.14
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 149.12
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 149.12
kSBGY (kSBGY) 441.20
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 谮
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 6220
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 19
kXerox (kXerox) 275:164
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) 譖
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) 譖
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)