U+968E 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 stairs, steps; rank, degree. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is ji.

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+968E 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 9A 8E
UTF-16 96 8E
UTF-32 00 00 96 8E
URL-Quoted %E9%9A%8E
HTML-Escape 階
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 階
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) CD AD
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B3 AC
Pīnyīn ji
IRG_GSource G1-3D57
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-332C
IRG_KPSource KP0-D3C
IRG_KSource K0-4D2D
IRG_TSource T1-626A
IRG_VSource V1-6B3
BigFive B6A5
CNS1986 1-626A
CNS1992 1-626A
GB1 2955
Jis0 1912
KSC0 4513
TaiwanTelegraph 7132
Xerox 250:341


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-968E
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) 階
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 階
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 階
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 階
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 階
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 階
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 階
Case Folding (cf) 階
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 階
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) 階
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) ATJ
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G1-3D57
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-332C
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-D3C
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-4D2D
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-626A
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-6B3
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1861.090
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 41755
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 64143.040
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1357.090
kBigFive (kBigFive) B6A5
kCangjie (kCangjie) NLPPA
kCantonese (kCantonese) gaai1
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1432.402
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-626A
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-626A
kCowles (kCowles) 1432
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1861.090
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) stairs, steps; rank, degree
kEACC (kEACC) 215F2C
kFenn (kFenn) 318D
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 54.04
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 7126.1
kFrequency (kFrequency) 4
kGB1 (kGB1) 2955
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 4
kGSR (kGSR) 0599d
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 64143.040
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) jiē(1888)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 64143.040:jiē
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 4389
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KIZAHASHI HASHIGO SHINA
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KAI
kJis0 (kJis0) 1912
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1357.090
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 364
kKorean (kKorean) KYEY
kKPS0 (kKPS0) D3CF
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 4513
kLau (kLau) 790
kMandarin (kMandarin) jiē
kMatthews (kMatthews) 625
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 943
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 41755
kNelson (kNelson) 5011
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 537
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1418+170.3.9
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 170.9
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 170.9
kSBGY (kSBGY) 094.14
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 堦
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 阶
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 7132
kTang (kTang) *gæi
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 11
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) giai
kXerox (kXerox) 250:341
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0575.061:jiē
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) 階
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) 階
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)