U+978F 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 bind; firm, secure, strong. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is g.

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+978F 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 9E 8F
UTF-16 97 8F
UTF-32 00 00 97 8F
URL-Quoted %E9%9E%8F
HTML-Escape 鞏
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 鞏
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) CD F9
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) F0 DF
Pīnyīn g
IRG_GSource G1-392E
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-705F
IRG_KPSource KP0-D0C
IRG_KSource K0-4D79
IRG_TSource T1-6F6D
IRG_VSource V1-6B6
BigFive BE64
CCCII 216023
CNS1986 1-6F6D
CNS1992 1-6F6D
EACC 216023
GB1 2514
Jis0 8063
KSC0 4589
TaiwanTelegraph 7255
Xerox 256:363


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-978F
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) 鞏
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 鞏
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 鞏
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 鞏
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 鞏
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 鞏
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 鞏
Case Folding (cf) 鞏
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 鞏
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) 鞏
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) G1-392E
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-705F
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-D0C
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-4D79
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-6F6D
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-6B6
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1902.090
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 42819
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 74333.040
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1387.280
kBigFive (kBigFive) BE64
kCangjie (kCangjie) MNTLJ
kCantonese (kCantonese) gung2
kCCCII (kCCCII) 216023
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1467.203
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-6F6D
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-6F6D
kCowles (kCowles) 1887
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1902.090
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) bind; firm, secure, strong
kEACC (kEACC) 216023
kFenn (kFenn) 8G
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 278.09
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 1750.6
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB1 (kGB1) 2514
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 6
kGSR (kGSR) 1172c'
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 74333.040
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) gǒng(125)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 74333.040:gǒng
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 4474
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KATAI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KYOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 8063
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1387.280
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 470
kKorean (kKorean) KONG
kKPS0 (kKPS0) D0C5
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 4589
kLau (kLau) 1006
kMandarin (kMandarin) gǒng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 3718
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1341
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 42819
kNelson (kNelson) 5097
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 689
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+7160+177.9.6
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 177.6
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 177.6
kSBGY (kSBGY) 239.11
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 巩
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 7255
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 15
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) củng
kXerox (kXerox) 256:363
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0387.011:gǒng
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) 鞏
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) 鞏
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)