U+8FA3 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 peppery, pungent, hot; cruel. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is l.

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+8FA3 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 BE A3
UTF-16 8F A3
UTF-32 00 00 8F A3
URL-Quoted %E8%BE%A3
HTML-Escape 辣
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake è¾£
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) D5 B8
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) ED E5
Pīnyīn l
IRG_GSource G0-4031
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-6D65
IRG_KPSource KP0-D7C
IRG_KSource K0-5538
IRG_TSource T1-6B3E
IRG_VSource V1-692
BigFive BBB6
CNS1986 1-6B3E
CNS1992 1-6B3E
GB0 3217
GB1 3217
Jis0 7769
KSC0 5324
MainlandTelegraph 6584
TaiwanTelegraph 6584
Xerox 261:373


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) 辣
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 辣
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 辣
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 辣
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 辣
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 辣
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 辣
Case Folding (cf) 辣
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 辣
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) 辣
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) G0-4031
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-6D65
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-D7C
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-5538
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-6B3E
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-692
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1731.040
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 38646
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 64040.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1251.120
kBigFive (kBigFive) BBB6
kCangjie (kCangjie) YJDL
kCantonese (kCantonese) laat6 lat6
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1309.504
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-6B3E
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-6B3E
kCowles (kCowles) 2195
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1731.040
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) peppery, pungent, hot; cruel
kEACC (kEACC) 215B5D
kFenn (kFenn) 501B
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 284.04
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 0549.6
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB0 (kGB0) 3217
kGB1 (kGB1) 3217
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 64040.010
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) là(25)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 64040.010:là
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 4071
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KARAI KIBISHII MUGOI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) RATSU
kJis0 (kJis0) 7769
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1251.120
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 509
kKorean (kKorean) LAL
kKPS0 (kKPS0) D7C2
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 5324
kLau (kLau) 1788
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 6584
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 3761
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1457
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 38646
kNelson (kNelson) 4647
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 768
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+6884+160.7.7
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 160.7
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 160.7
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 辢
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 6584
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 14
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) lượt
kXerox (kXerox) 261:373
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0669.010:là
z Variant (kZVariant) 辢
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) 辣
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) 辣
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)