U+96B8 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 be subservient to; servant. 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. The glyph can, under circumstances, be confused with 4 other glyphs. In text U+96B8 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 B8
UTF-16 96 B8
UTF-32 00 00 96 B8
URL-Quoted %E9%9A%B8
HTML-Escape 隸
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 隸
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) F0 B1
Pīnyīn l
IRG_GSource G1-4125
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-7031
IRG_KPSource KP1-83A
IRG_KSource K1-5E68
IRG_TSource T1-7622
BigFive C1F5
CNS1986 1-7622
CNS1992 1-7622
GB1 3305
Jis0 8017
KPS1 83A8
KSC1 6272
TaiwanTelegraph 7153
Xerox 251:322

Related Characters

  • 隸


  • 隷
  • 隸
  • 隸
  • 隷


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-96B8
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) 隸
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 隸
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 隸
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 隸
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 隸
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 隸
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 隸
Case Folding (cf) 隸
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 隸
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) 隸
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) G1-4125
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-7031
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-83A
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-5E68
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-7622
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1867.170
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 41932
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 74323.100
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1363.300
kBigFive (kBigFive) C1F5
kCangjie (kCangjie) DFLE
kCantonese (kCantonese) dai6 lai6
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1436.102
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-7622
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-7622
kCowles (kCowles) 2215 4079
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1867.170
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) be subservient to; servant
kEACC (kEACC) 215F3D
kFenn (kFenn) 526E
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 299.10
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4593.2
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB1 (kGB1) 3305
kGSR (kGSR) 1241m
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 74323.100
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) lì(73)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 74323.100:lì
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 4406
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) SHIMOBE SHITAGAU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) REI I
kJis0 (kJis0) 8017
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1363.300
kKorean (kKorean) LYEY
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 83A8
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 6272
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 3905
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1472 2980b
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 41932
kNelson (kNelson) 5027
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1372
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+7114+171.8.9
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 171.9
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 171.9
kSBGY (kSBGY) 374.27
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 隷
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 隶
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 7153
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 17
kXerox (kXerox) 251:322
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0699.031:lì
z Variant (kZVariant) 隷
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) 隸
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) 隸
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)