U+96E8 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 rain; rainy; KangXi radical 173. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is y.

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 1 other glyphs. In text U+96E8 behaves as Ideographic regarding line breaks. It has type OLetter for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

Radical 173 meaning "rain" is 1 of 9 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of 8 strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 298 characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.


System Representation
UTF-8 E9 9B A8
UTF-16 96 E8
UTF-32 00 00 96 E8
URL-Quoted %E9%9B%A8
HTML-Escape 雨
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 雨
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) E9 EB
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B1 AB
Pīnyīn y
IRG_GSource G0-536A
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-312B
IRG_KSource K0-696B
IRG_TSource T1-4F64
IRG_VSource V2-912
BigFive AB42
CCCII 215F51
CNS1986 1-4F64
CNS1992 1-4F64
EACC 215F51
GB0 5174
GB1 5174
Jis0 1711
KSC0 7375
MainlandTelegraph 7183
TaiwanTelegraph 7183
Xerox 243:313

Related Characters

  • ⾬


  • ⾬


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-96E8
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) 雨
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 雨
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 雨
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 雨
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 雨
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 雨
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 雨
Case Folding (cf) 雨
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 雨
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) 雨
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) AGT
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G0-536A
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-312B
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-FAF
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-696B
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-4F64
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V2-912
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1878.010
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 42210
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 64057.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1371.180
kBigFive (kBigFive) AB42
kCangjie (kCangjie) MLBY
kCantonese (kCantonese) jyu5 jyu6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 215F51
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1446.403
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-4F64
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-4F64
kCowles (kCowles) 4888
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1878.010
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) rain; rainy; KangXi radical 173
kEACC (kEACC) 215F51
kFenn (kFenn) 562A
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 645.02 646.04
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 1022.7
kFrequency (kFrequency) 3
kGB0 (kGB0) 5174
kGB1 (kGB1) 5174
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 1
kGSR (kGSR) 0100a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 64057.010
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) yǔ(545)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 64057.010:yǔ,yù
kHDZRadBreak (kHDZRadBreak) ⾬[U+2FAC]:64057.010
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 4426
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) AME AMA
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) U
kJis0 (kJis0) 1711
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1371.180
kKorean (kKorean) WU
kKPS0 (kKPS0) FAF4
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 7375
kLau (kLau) 3534
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 7183
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 7662
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 3635
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 42210
kNelson (kNelson) 5042
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1612
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1229+173.8.0
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 173.0
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 173.0
kSBGY (kSBGY) 260.02 366.06
Specialized Semantic Variant (kSpecializedSemanticVariant) 馭
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 7183
kTang (kTang) *hiǒ
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 8
kXerox (kXerox) 243:313
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1412.050:yǔ 1415.030:yù
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) 雨
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) 雨
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)