U+8B96 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 prophecy, hint, omen. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is chèn.

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+8B96 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 AE 96
UTF-16 8B 96
UTF-32 00 00 8B 96
URL-Quoted %E8%AE%96
HTML-Escape 讖
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 讖
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) F3 D9
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) EC AB
Pīnyīn chèn
IRG_GSource G1-5A5F
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-6C2B
IRG_KSource K0-7359
IRG_TSource T1-7C6B
IRG_VSource V2-902
BigFive C640
CCCII 21594D
CNS1986 1-7C6B
CNS1992 1-7C6B
EACC 21594D
GB1 5863
Jis0 7611
KSC0 8357
TaiwanTelegraph 6244
Xerox 272:353


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8B96
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) 讖
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 讖
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 讖
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 讖
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 讖
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 讖
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 讖
Case Folding (cf) 讖
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 讖
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) 讖
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) G1-5A5F
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-6C2B
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-ECD
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-7359
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-7C6B
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V2-902
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1651.190
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 36144
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 64032.040
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1187.180
kBigFive (kBigFive) C640
kCangjie (kCangjie) YROIM
kCantonese (kCantonese) caam3 cam3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21594D
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1259.403
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-7C6B
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-7C6B
kCowles (kCowles) 454
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1651.190
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) prophecy, hint, omen
kEACC (kEACC) 21594D
kFenn (kFenn) 420I
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 14.06
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 0365.0
kGB1 (kGB1) 5863
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 64032.040
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 64032.040:chèn,chàn
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 3868
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) SHIRUSHI OMIKUJI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHIN
kJis0 (kJis0) 7611
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1187.180
kKorean (kKorean) CHAM
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 8357
kMandarin (kMandarin) chèn
kMatthews (kMatthews) 181
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 143a
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 36144
kNelson (kNelson) 4455
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 183
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+6732+149.7.17
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 149.17
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 149.17
kSBGY (kSBGY) 441.21
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 谶
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 6244
kTang (kTang) chrìm
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 24
kXerox (kXerox) 272:353
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) 讖
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) 讖
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)