U+8B59 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 tower; surname. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is qiào.

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+8B59 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 99
UTF-16 8B 59
UTF-32 00 00 8B 59
URL-Quoted %E8%AD%99
HTML-Escape 譙
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 譙
Pīnyīn qiào
IRG_GSource G1-5A5B
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J3-7C33
IRG_KPSource KP1-777
IRG_KSource K1-6F79
IRG_TSource T1-7924
BigFive C3D7
CCCII 233459
CNS1986 1-7924
CNS1992 1-7924
EACC 233459
GB1 5859
JIS0213 1,92,19
Jis1 6245
KPS1 7774
KSC1 7989
TaiwanTelegraph 6222
Xerox 306:355


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8B59
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) 譙
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 譙
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 譙
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 譙
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 譙
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 譙
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 譙
Case Folding (cf) 譙
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 譙
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) 譙
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) AT
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G1-5A5B
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J3-7C33
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-777
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-6F79
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-7924
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1645.020
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 35976
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 64019.030
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1182.020
kBigFive (kBigFive) C3D7
kCangjie (kCangjie) YROGF
kCantonese (kCantonese) ciu4
kCCCII (kCCCII) 233459
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1255.305
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-7924
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-7924
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1645.020
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) tower; surname
kEACC (kEACC) 233459
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 53.02
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 0063.1
kGB1 (kGB1) 5859
kGSR (kGSR) 1148j
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 64019.030
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 64019.030:qiào,qiáo
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) SHIKARU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHOU JOU SUI ZUI
kJIS0213 (kJIS0213) 1,92,19
kJis1 (kJis1) 6245
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1182.020
kKorean (kKorean) CHO
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 7774
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 7989
kMandarin (kMandarin) qiào
kMatthews (kMatthews) 758
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3401d
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 35976
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 216
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+17129+149.7.12
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 149.12
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 149.12
kSBGY (kSBGY) 147.34
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 誚
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 谯
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 6222
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 19
kXerox (kXerox) 306:355
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) 譙
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) 譙
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)