U+96BE 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 difficult, arduous, hard; unable. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is n.

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+96BE 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 BE
UTF-16 96 BE
UTF-32 00 00 96 BE
URL-Quoted %E9%9A%BE
HTML-Escape 难
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 难
Pīnyīn n
IRG_GSource G0-4451
IRG_TSource TF-326F
IRG_VSource V2-6F7
CCCII 275F50
EACC 275F50
GB0 3649
MainlandTelegraph 7181


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) 难
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 难
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 难
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 难
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 难
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 难
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 难
Case Folding (cf) 难
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 难
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) 难
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) AG
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G0-4451
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) TF-326F
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V2-6F7
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 64090.090
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1364.131
kCangjie (kCangjie) EOG
kCantonese (kCantonese) naan4 naan6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 275F50
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) difficult, arduous, hard; unable
kEACC (kEACC) 275F50
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 355.04
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 7041
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB0 (kGB0) 3649
kHanYu (kHanYu) 64090.090
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) nán(795) nan(344) nàn(82)
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1364.131
kLau (kLau) 2250 2251
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 7181
kMandarin (kMandarin) nán
kMatthews (kMatthews) 4625
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1945a
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 546 942
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 29.8
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 172.2
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 難
Specialized Semantic Variant (kSpecializedSemanticVariant) 難
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 10
Traditional Variant (kTraditionalVariant) 難
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0817.010:nán 0818.040:nàn
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) 难
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) 难
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)