U+8C37 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 valley, gorge, ravine. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is g.

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. The glyph can, under circumstances, be confused with 1 other glyphs. In text U+8C37 behaves as Ideographic regarding line breaks. It has type OLetter for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

Radical 150 meaning "valley" is 1 of 20 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of 7 strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 54 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.


System Representation
UTF-8 E8 B0 B7
UTF-16 8C 37
UTF-32 00 00 8C 37
URL-Quoted %E8%B0%B7
HTML-Escape 谷
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake è°·
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) CD DB
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) C3 AB
Pīnyīn g
IRG_GSource G0-3948
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-432B
IRG_KPSource KP0-D0A
IRG_KSource K0-4D5B
IRG_TSource T1-4B47
IRG_VSource V1-676
BigFive A8A6
CCCII 215950
CNS1986 1-4B47
CNS1992 1-4B47
EACC 274F40
GB0 2540
GB1 2540
Jis0 3511
KSC0 4559
MainlandTelegraph 6253
TaiwanTelegraph 6253
Xerox 251:361

Related Characters

  • ⾕


  • ⾕


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8C37
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) 谷
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 谷
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 谷
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 谷
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 谷
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 谷
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 谷
Case Folding (cf) 谷
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 谷
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) 谷
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) AGT
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G0-3948
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-432B
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-D0A
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-4D5B
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4B47
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-676
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1652.190
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 36182
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 63902.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1189.010
kBigFive (kBigFive) A8A6
kCangjie (kCangjie) COR
kCantonese (kCantonese) guk1 juk6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 215950
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1259.604
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4B47
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4B47
kCowles (kCowles) 1866
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1652.190
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) valley, gorge, ravine
kEACC (kEACC) 274F40
kFenn (kFenn) 710D
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 260.11
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 8060.8
kFrequency (kFrequency) 4
kGB0 (kGB0) 2540
kGB1 (kGB1) 2540
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 4
kGSR (kGSR) 1202a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 63902.010
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) gǔ(145)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 63902.010:gǔ,lù,yù
kHDZRadBreak (kHDZRadBreak) ⾕[U+2F95]:63902.010
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 3870
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) TANI KIWAMARU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KOKU YOKU
kJis0 (kJis0) 3511
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1189.010
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 425
kKorean (kKorean) KOK YOK
kKPS0 (kKPS0) D0A8
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 4559
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 6253
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 3483
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1322
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 36182
kNelson (kNelson) 4458
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 493 681 739
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2921+150.7.0
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 150.0
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 150.0
kSBGY (kSBGY) 449.35 451.16 462.35
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 6253
kTang (kTang) *guk iok
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 7
Traditional Variant (kTraditionalVariant) 穀
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) cốc
kXerox (kXerox) 251:361
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0399.040:gǔ 1415.170:yù
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) 谷
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) 谷
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)