U+90E8 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 part, division, section. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is b.

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+90E8 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:

is the Chinese character for "part, division". It may refer to:

  • a government ministry
    • Ministries of South Korea
  • numbering by Iroha
    • in the Japanese addressing system
    • Setsuyōshū
  • Section headers of a Chinese dictionary
    • Kangxi radicals
    • Wamyō Ruijushō
    • Ruiju Myōgishō
    • Shinsen Jikyō


System Representation
UTF-8 E9 83 A8
UTF-16 90 E8
UTF-32 00 00 90 E8
URL-Quoted %E9%83%A8
HTML-Escape 部
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 部
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) DD BB
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) C9 F4
Pīnyīn b
IRG_GSource G0-323F
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-4974
IRG_KSource K0-5D3B
IRG_TSource T1-5D65
IRG_VSource V1-697
BigFive B3A1
CNS1986 1-5D65
CNS1992 1-5D65
GB0 1831
GB1 1831
Jis0 4184
KSC0 6127
MainlandTelegraph 6752
TaiwanTelegraph 6752
Xerox 241:364


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-90E8
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) 部
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 部
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 部
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 部
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 部
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 部
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 部
Case Folding (cf) 部
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 部
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) 部
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) G0-323F
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-4974
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-DFA
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-5D3B
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-5D65
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-697
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1771.120
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 39460
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 63780.090
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1272.170
kBigFive (kBigFive) B3A1
kCangjie (kCangjie) YRNL
kCantonese (kCantonese) bou6
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1340.106
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-5D65
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-5D65
kCowles (kCowles) 3342
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1771.120
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) part, division, section
kEACC (kEACC) 215C6B
kFenn (kFenn) 89C
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 424.06
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 0762.7
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB0 (kGB0) 1831
kGB1 (kGB1) 1831
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 2
kGSR (kGSR) 0999z
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 63780.090
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) bù(2783)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 63780.090:bù,pǒu
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 4180
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) WAKERU SUBERU TSUKASA
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) BU HO HOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 4184
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1272.170
kKorean (kKorean) PWU
kKPS0 (kKPS0) DFA4
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6127
kLau (kLau) 124
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 6752
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5376
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2417
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 39460
kNelson (kNelson) 4767
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1028 1070
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+3558+163.3.8
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 163.8
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 163.8
kSBGY (kSBGY) 266.21 325.32
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 6752
kTang (kTang) bhǒ
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 10
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) bộ
kXerox (kXerox) 241:364
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0087.040:bù
z Variant (kZVariant) 卩
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) 部
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) 部
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)