U+93C8 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 chain, wire, cable; chain, shack. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is li.

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+93C8 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 E9 8F 88
UTF-16 93 C8
UTF-32 00 00 93 C8
URL-Quoted %E9%8F%88
HTML-Escape 鏈
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 鏈
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) EF BA
Pīnyīn li
IRG_GSource G1-4134
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-6F3A
IRG_KPSource KP1-814
IRG_KSource K1-5E50
IRG_TSource T1-7939
BigFive C3EC
CCCII 215E31
CNS1986 1-7939
CNS1992 1-7939
EACC 215E31
GB1 3320
Jis0 7926
KPS1 8149
KSC1 6248
TaiwanTelegraph 6969
Xerox 255:332


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-93C8
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) 鏈
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 鏈
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 鏈
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 鏈
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 鏈
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 鏈
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 鏈
Case Folding (cf) 鏈
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 鏈
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) 鏈
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) ATH
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G1-4134
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-6F3A
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-814
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-5E50
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-7939
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1819.100
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 40779
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 64239.040
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1319.100
kBigFive (kBigFive) C3EC
kCangjie (kCangjie) CYJJ
kCantonese (kCantonese) lin6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 215E31
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1392.203
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-7939
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-7939
kCowles (kCowles) 2352
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1819.100
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) chain, wire, cable; chain, shack
kEACC (kEACC) 215E31
kFenn (kFenn) 837D
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 307.03 308.07
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 8513.0
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB1 (kGB1) 3320
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 64239.040
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) liàn(9)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 64239.040:lián,liàn
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 4304
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KUSARI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) REN TEN
kJis0 (kJis0) 7926
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1319.100
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 551
kKorean (kKorean) LYEN
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 8149
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 6248
kLau (kLau) 1888 1889
kMandarin (kMandarin) liàn
kMatthews (kMatthews) 4016
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1569
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 40779
kNelson (kNelson) 4899
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 808
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+7029+167.8.11
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 167.11
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 167.11
kSBGY (kSBGY) 138.29 139.14
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 链
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 6969
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 18
kXerox (kXerox) 255:332
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) 鏈
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) 鏈
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)