U+96F7 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 thunder. 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 1 other glyphs. In text U+96F7 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:

Lei is the pinyin romanization of the Chinese surname 雷 (Léi).

Additionally, the very common Chinese surname Li (李) is sometimes romanized as "Lei", particularly among the Macanese.


System Representation
UTF-8 E9 9B B7
UTF-16 96 F7
UTF-32 00 00 96 F7
URL-Quoted %E9%9B%B7
HTML-Escape 雷
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 雷
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) D6 F4
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) CD EB
Pīnyīn l
IRG_GSource G0-4057
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-4D6B
IRG_KSource K0-5674
IRG_TSource T1-6758
IRG_VSource V1-6B5
BigFive B970
CCCII 215F56
CNS1986 1-6758
CNS1992 1-6758
EACC 215F56
GB0 3255
GB1 3255
Jis0 4575
KSC0 5484
MainlandTelegraph 7191
TaiwanTelegraph 7191
Xerox 247:111

Related Characters

  • 雷


  • 雷


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-96F7
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) 雷
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 雷
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 雷
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 雷
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 雷
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 雷
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 雷
Case Folding (cf) 雷
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 雷
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) 雷
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) G0-4057
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-4D6B
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-DAA
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-5674
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-6758
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-6B5
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1881.030
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 42245
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 64060.020
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1372.140
kBigFive (kBigFive) B970
kCangjie (kCangjie) MBW
kCantonese (kCantonese) leoi4
kCCCII (kCCCII) 215F56
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1449.501
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-6758
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-6758
kCowles (kCowles) 2479
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1881.030
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) thunder
kEACC (kEACC) 215F56
kFenn (kFenn) 813D
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 292.02
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 1060.3
kFrequency (kFrequency) 3
kGB0 (kGB0) 3255
kGB1 (kGB1) 3255
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 2
kGSR (kGSR) 0577o
kHangul (kHangul) 뇌 뢰
kHanYu (kHanYu) 64060.020
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) léi(91)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 64060.020:léi,lèi
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 4430
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KAMINARI IKAZUCHI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) RAI RUI
kJis0 (kJis0) 4575
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1372.140
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 520
kKorean (kKorean) LOY
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 5484
kLau (kLau) 1985
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 7191
kMandarin (kMandarin) léi
kMatthews (kMatthews) 4236
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1673
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 42245
kNelson (kNelson) 5049
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 837
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+3925+102.5.8 C+3925+173.8.5
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 173.5
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 173.5
kSBGY (kSBGY) 097.12
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 7191
kTang (kTang) *luəi
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 13
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) lôi
kXerox (kXerox) 247:111
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0684.100:léi
z Variant (kZVariant) 雷
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) 雷
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) 雷
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)