U+8D99 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; ancient state. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is zhào.

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+8D99 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:

Zhao may refer to:

  • Zhao (surname) (赵), a Chinese surname
  • Zhao (state), a historical Chinese state in the Warring States Period
  • Triệu dynasty, or Zhao dynasty
  • Zhao (Five Dynasties), a historical Chinese state in the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period
  • Later Zhao, a Chinese state in the Sixteen Kingdoms period
  • Zhao County, in Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China
  • Zhao Mausoleum (Qing Dynasty), mausoleum of the Qing emperor Huang Taji
  • Zhao Mausoleum (Tang Dynasty), mausoleum of Chinese Emperor Taizong of Tang
  • 兆 (zhào), a Chinese numeral which usually represents 106 or 1012
  • Admiral Zhao is a villain in the animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender


System Representation
UTF-8 E8 B6 99
UTF-16 8D 99
UTF-32 00 00 8D 99
URL-Quoted %E8%B6%99
HTML-Escape 趙
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 趙
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) F0 E1
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) EC E4
Pīnyīn zhào
IRG_GSource G1-5554
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-6C64
IRG_KPSource KP0-E9B
IRG_KSource K0-7061
IRG_TSource T1-6B37
BigFive BBAF
CNS1986 1-6B37
CNS1992 1-6B37
GB1 5352
Jis0 7668
KSC0 8065
TaiwanTelegraph 6392
Xerox 250:350


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8D99
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) 趙
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 趙
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 趙
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 趙
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 趙
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 趙
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 趙
Case Folding (cf) 趙
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 趙
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) 趙
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) G1-5554
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-6C64
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E9B
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-7061
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-6B37
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1686.370
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 37171
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 53488.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1217.500
kBigFive (kBigFive) BBAF
kCangjie (kCangjie) GOFB
kCantonese (kCantonese) ziu6
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1286.208
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-6B37
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-6B37
kCowles (kCowles) 295
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1686.370
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) surname; ancient state
kEACC (kEACC) 215A4F
kFenn (kFenn) 124G
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 20.10
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4980.2
kFrequency (kFrequency) 3
kGB1 (kGB1) 5352
kGSR (kGSR) 1149u
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 53488.010
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 53488.010:zhào,diào
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 3962
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) OYOBU KOERU SUBASHIKOI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) CHOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 7668
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1217.500
kKorean (kKorean) CO
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E9B8
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 8065
kMandarin (kMandarin) zhào
kMatthews (kMatthews) 244
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 318b
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 37171
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 220
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+6789+156.7.7 V+14223+156.7.7
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 156.7
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 156.7
kSBGY (kSBGY) 297.11
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 赵
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 6392
kTang (kTang) *djiɛ̀u
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 14
kXerox (kXerox) 250:350
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1460.051:zhào
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) 趙
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) 趙
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)