U+8F9B 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 bitter; toilsome, laborious; 8th heavenly stem. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is x.

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+8F9B 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 160 meaning "bitter" is 1 of 20 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of 7 strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 36 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.

In the ancient Chinese cyclic character numeral system tiāngān, 辛 represents the eighth Celestial stem.


System Representation
UTF-8 E8 BE 9B
UTF-16 8F 9B
UTF-32 00 00 8F 9B
URL-Quoted %E8%BE%9B
HTML-Escape 辛
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 辛
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) E3 F4
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) BF C9
Pīnyīn x
IRG_GSource G0-5041
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3F49
IRG_KPSource KP0-E5D
IRG_KSource K0-6374
IRG_TSource T1-4B50
IRG_VSource V1-687
BigFive A8AF
CNS1986 1-4B50
CNS1992 1-4B50
GB0 4833
GB1 4833
Jis0 3141
KSC0 6784
MainlandTelegraph 6580
TaiwanTelegraph 6580
Xerox 246:327

Related Characters

  • ⾟


  • ⾟


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) 辛
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 辛
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 辛
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 辛
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 辛
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 辛
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 辛
Case Folding (cf) 辛
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 辛
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) 辛
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) G0-5041
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3F49
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E5D
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-6374
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4B50
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-687
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1729.310
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 38630
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 64036.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1250.250
kBigFive (kBigFive) A8AF
kCangjie (kCangjie) YTJ
kCantonese (kCantonese) san1
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1308.307
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4B50
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4B50
kCowles (kCowles) 3597
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1729.310
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) bitter; toilsome, laborious; 8th heavenly stem
kEACC (kEACC) 215B5A
kFenn (kFenn) 157C
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 182.04
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 0040.1
kFrequency (kFrequency) 4
kGB0 (kGB0) 4833
kGB1 (kGB1) 4833
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 2
kGSR (kGSR) 0382a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 64036.010
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) xīn(90)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 64036.010:xīn
kHDZRadBreak (kHDZRadBreak) ⾟[U+2F9F]:64036.010
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 4068
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KARAI TSURAI KANOTO
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHIN
kJis0 (kJis0) 3141
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1250.250
kKorean (kKorean) SIN
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E5DB
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6784
kLau (kLau) 2652
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 6580
kMandarin (kMandarin) xīn
kMatthews (kMatthews) 2739
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2550
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 38630
kNelson (kNelson) 4646
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 242 1124
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2575+160.7.0
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 160.0
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 160.0
kSBGY (kSBGY) 102.06
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 6580
kTang (kTang) *sin
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 7
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) tân
kXerox (kXerox) 246:327
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1281.040:xīn
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) 辛
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) 辛
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)