U+8FBA 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 edge, margin, side, border. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is biān.

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+8FBA 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-16 8F BA
UTF-32 00 00 8F BA
URL-Quoted %E8%BE%BA
HTML-Escape 辺
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 辺
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) CA D5
Pīnyīn biān
IRG_GSource GE-4029
IRG_HSource H-9D
IRG_JSource J0-4A55
IRG_KPSource KP1-7D3
IRG_KSource K2-654F
CCCII 275C36
Jis0 4253
KPS1 7D34


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) 辺
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 辺
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 辺
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 辺
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 辺
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 辺
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 辺
Case Folding (cf) 辺
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 辺
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) 辺
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) AJ
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) GE-4029
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) H-9D
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-4A55
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-7D3
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-654F
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1735.090
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 38710
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 63815.051
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1253.131
kCangjie (kCangjie) YSH
kCantonese (kCantonese) bin1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 275C36
kCowles (kCowles) 3287
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1735.090
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) edge, margin, side, border
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 3730.2
kHanYu (kHanYu) 63815.051
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) ATARI BE HOTORI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) HEN
kJis0 (kJis0) 4253
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1253.131
kKorean (kKorean) PYEN
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 7D34
kMandarin (kMandarin) biān
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 38710
kNelson (kNelson) 4661
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+3621+18.2.3 C+3621+162.3.2
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 162.2
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 162.2
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 5
z Variant (kZVariant) 邊
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) 辺
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) 辺
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)