U+8B5A 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 surname; to talk. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is tán.

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+8B5A 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 9A
UTF-16 8B 5A
UTF-32 00 00 8B 5A
URL-Quoted %E8%AD%9A
HTML-Escape 譚
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 譚
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) D3 C9
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) EB FD
Pīnyīn tán
IRG_GSource G1-4C37
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-6B7D
IRG_KPSource KP0-D5D
IRG_KSource K0-5349
IRG_TSource T1-787E
BigFive C3D3
CCCII 215940
CNS1986 1-787E
CNS1992 1-787E
EACC 215940
GB1 4423
Jis0 7593
KSC0 5141
TaiwanTelegraph 6223
Xerox 255:241


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) 譚
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 譚
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 譚
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 譚
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 譚
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 譚
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 譚
Case Folding (cf) 譚
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 譚
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) 譚
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) G1-4C37
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-6B7D
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-D5D
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-5349
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-787E
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1645.040
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 35978
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 64017.080
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1182.050
kBigFive (kBigFive) C3D3
kCangjie (kCangjie) YRMWJ
kCantonese (kCantonese) taam4
kCCCII (kCCCII) 215940
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1255.402
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-787E
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-787E
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1645.040
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) surname; to talk
kEACC (kEACC) 215940
kFenn (kFenn) 780H
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 496.01
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 0164.6
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB1 (kGB1) 4423
kGSR (kGSR) 0646c
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 64017.080
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 64017.080:tán
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 3854
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) HANASHI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) TAN DAN
kJis0 (kJis0) 7593
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1182.050
kKorean (kKorean) TAM
kKPS0 (kKPS0) D5D6
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 5141
kLau (kLau) 2997
kMandarin (kMandarin) tán
kMatthews (kMatthews) 6066
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2940b
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 35978
kNelson (kNelson) 4432
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1292
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+6720+149.7.12 V+14221+149.7.12
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 149.12
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 149.12
kSBGY (kSBGY) 221.10 330.33
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 談
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 谭
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 6223
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 19
kXerox (kXerox) 255:241
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) 譚
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) 譚
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)