U+96E3 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. The glyph can, under circumstances, be confused with 2 other glyphs. In text U+96E3 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 9B A3
UTF-16 96 E3
UTF-32 00 00 96 E3
URL-Quoted %E9%9B%A3
HTML-Escape 難
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 難
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) D1 F1
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) C6 F1
Pīnyīn n
IRG_GSource G1-4451
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-4671
IRG_KPSource KP0-D4D
IRG_KSource K0-5171
IRG_TSource T1-7945
IRG_VSource V1-6B4
BigFive C3F8
CCCII 215F50
CNS1986 1-7945
CNS1992 1-7945
GB1 3649
Jis0 3881
KSC0 4981
TaiwanTelegraph 7181
Xerox 242:172

Related Characters

  • 難
  • 難


  • 難
  • 難


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-96E3
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) 難
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 難
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 難
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 難
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 難
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 難
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 難
Case Folding (cf) 難
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 難
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) 難
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) G1-4451
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-4671
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-D4D
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-5171
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-7945
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-6B4
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1876.020
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 42128'
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 64108.050
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1370.050
kBigFive (kBigFive) C3F8
kCangjie (kCangjie) TOOG
kCantonese (kCantonese) naan4 naan6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 215F50
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1446.301
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-7945
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-7945
kCowles (kCowles) 2834 2835
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1876.020
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) difficult, arduous, hard; unable
kEACC (kEACC) 4B5F50
kFenn (kFenn) 108A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 355.04 356.03
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 4051.4
kFrequency (kFrequency) 2
kGB1 (kGB1) 3649
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 2
kGSR (kGSR) 0152d
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 64108.050
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) nán(795) nan(344) nàn(82)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 64108.050:nán,nàn,nuó
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 4424
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KATAI MUZUKASHII
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) NAN
kJis0 (kJis0) 3881
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1370.050
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 389
kKorean (kKorean) NAN NA
kKPS0 (kKPS0) D4D8
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 4981
kLau (kLau) 2250 2251
kMandarin (kMandarin) nán
kMatthews (kMatthews) 4625
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1945 1946
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 42128'
kNelson (kNelson) 5038 5039
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 546 942
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+3273+172.8.10
Radical Stroke Count (Japanese) (kRSJapanese) 172.10
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 172.11
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 172.11
kSBGY (kSBGY) 121.29 402.02
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 难
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 难
Specialized Semantic Variant (kSpecializedSemanticVariant) 难
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 7181
kTang (kTang) *nɑn
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 19
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) nan
kXerox (kXerox) 242:172
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0817.011:nán 0818.041: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) 難
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) 難
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)