U+9808 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 must, have to, necessary; moment; whiskers. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is x.

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+9808 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 A0 88
UTF-16 98 08
UTF-32 00 00 98 08
URL-Quoted %E9%A0%88
HTML-Escape 須
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 須
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) E2 CE
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) BF DC
Pīnyīn x
IRG_GSource G1-506B
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-3F5C
IRG_KPSource KP0-E4B
IRG_KSource K0-624E
IRG_TSource T1-627C
IRG_VSource V1-6B7
BigFive B6B7
CCCII 21603C
CNS1986 1-627C
CNS1992 1-627C
EACC 21603C
GB1 4875
Jis0 3160
KSC0 6646
TaiwanTelegraph 7312
Xerox 243:243


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9808
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) 須
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 須
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 須
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 須
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 須
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 須
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 須
Case Folding (cf) 須
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 須
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) 須
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) G1-506B
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-3F5C
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-E4B
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-624E
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-627C
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-6B7
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1916.040
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 43352
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 74358.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1399.230
kBigFive (kBigFive) B6B7
kCangjie (kCangjie) HHMBC
kCantonese (kCantonese) seoi1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21603C
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1475.402
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-627C
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-627C
kCowles (kCowles) 3717
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1916.040
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) must, have to, necessary; moment; whiskers
kEACC (kEACC) 21603C
kFenn (kFenn) 280C
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 190.03
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 2128.6
kFrequency (kFrequency) 3
kGB1 (kGB1) 4875
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 3
kGSR (kGSR) 0133a
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 74358.010
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) xū(734)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 74358.010:xū
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 4499
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) HIGE MOTOMERU MOCHIIRU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHU SU
kJis0 (kJis0) 3160
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1399.230
kKorean (kKorean) SWU
kKPS0 (kKPS0) E4B5
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 6646
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 2847
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2867
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 43352
kNelson (kNelson) 1592
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1252
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+2594+59.3.9 C+2594+181.9.3
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 181.3
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 181.3
kSBGY (kSBGY) 075.32
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 湏
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 须
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 7312
kTang (kTang) *sio sio
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 12
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) tua
kXerox (kXerox) 243:243
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) 須
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) 須
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)