U+8EF8 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 axle, axletree; pivot; axis. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is zho.

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+8EF8 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 BB B8
UTF-16 8E F8
UTF-32 00 00 8E F8
URL-Quoted %E8%BB%B8
HTML-Escape 軸
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 軸
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) F5 EE
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) BC B4
Pīnyīn zho
IRG_GSource G1-5661
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3C34
IRG_KSource K0-756E
IRG_TSource T1-6249
IRG_VSource V1-686
BigFive B662
CNS1986 1-6249
CNS1992 1-6249
GB1 5465
Jis0 2820
KSC0 8578
TaiwanTelegraph 6519
Xerox 254:135


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) 軸
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 軸
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 軸
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 軸
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 軸
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 軸
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 軸
Case Folding (cf) 軸
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 軸
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) 軸
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) G1-5661
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3C34
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-EED
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-756E
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-6249
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-686
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1718.040
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 38269
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 53520.120
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1242.130
kBigFive (kBigFive) B662
kCangjie (kCangjie) JJLW
kCantonese (kCantonese) zuk6
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1300.201
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-6249
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-6249
kCowles (kCowles) 371
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1718.040
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) axle, axletree; pivot; axis
kEACC (kEACC) 215B3B
kFenn (kFenn) 818E
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 90.09
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 5506.0
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB1 (kGB1) 5465
kGSR (kGSR) 1079p
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 53520.120
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) zhoú(39)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 53520.120:zhóu,zhú,zhòu
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 4037
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) SHINGI MAKIMONO
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) JIKU
kJis0 (kJis0) 2820
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1242.130
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 253
kKorean (kKorean) CHWUK
kKPS0 (kKPS0) EED3
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 8578
kMandarin (kMandarin) zhóu
kMatthews (kMatthews) 1378
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 404
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 38269
kNelson (kNelson) 4619
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1512
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2272+159.7.5
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 159.5
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 159.5
kSBGY (kSBGY) 454.35
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 轴
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 6519
kTang (kTang) djhiuk
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 12
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) trục
kXerox (kXerox) 254:135
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) 軸
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) 軸
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)