U+972A 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 long and heavy rain. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is yín.

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+972A 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 9C AA
UTF-16 97 2A
UTF-32 00 00 97 2A
URL-Quoted %E9%9C%AA
HTML-Escape 霪
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 霪
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) F0 C6
Pīnyīn yín
IRG_GSource G0-762F
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-7046
IRG_KPSource KP1-849
IRG_KSource K1-6A40
IRG_TSource T1-7946
IRG_VSource V0-467
BigFive C3F9
CCCII 215F66
CNS1986 1-7946
CNS1992 1-7946
EACC 215F66
GB0 8615
GB1 8615
Jis0 8038
KPS1 849C
KSC1 7432
MainlandTelegraph 7214
TaiwanTelegraph 7214
Xerox 272:375


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-972A
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) 霪
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 霪
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 霪
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 霪
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 霪
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 霪
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 霪
Case Folding (cf) 霪
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 霪
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) 霪
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) G0-762F
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-7046
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-849
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-6A40
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-7946
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V0-467
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1887.090
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 42430
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 64075.250
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1377.480
kBigFive (kBigFive) C3F9
kCangjie (kCangjie) MBEBG
kCantonese (kCantonese) jam4
kCCCII (kCCCII) 215F66
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1456.503
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-7946
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-7946
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1887.090
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) long and heavy rain
kEACC (kEACC) 215F66
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 1011.4
kGB0 (kGB0) 8615
kGB1 (kGB1) 8615
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 64075.250
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 64075.250:yín
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 4447
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) IN
kJis0 (kJis0) 8038
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1377.480
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 276
kKorean (kKorean) UM
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 849C
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 7432
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 7214
kMandarin (kMandarin) yín
kMatthews (kMatthews) 7435
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 42430
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1476A
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+7135+173.8.11
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 173.11
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 173.11
kSBGY (kSBGY) 218.25
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 7214
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 19
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) dầm
kXerox (kXerox) 272:375
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1378.010:yín
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) 霪
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) 霪
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)