U+9838 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 neck, throat. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is j.

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+9838 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 B8
UTF-16 98 38
UTF-32 00 00 98 38
URL-Quoted %E9%A0%B8
HTML-Escape 頸
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake é ¸
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) CC F2
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) F0 F4
Pīnyīn j
IRG_GSource G1-3E31
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-7074
IRG_KSource K0-4C72
IRG_TSource T1-7321
IRG_VSource V2-913
BigFive C056
CCCII 216048
CNS1986 1-7321
CNS1992 1-7321
EACC 216048
GB1 3017
Jis0 8084
KSC0 4482
TaiwanTelegraph 7338
Xerox 253:333


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9838
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) 頸
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 頸
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 頸
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 頸
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 頸
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 頸
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 頸
Case Folding (cf) 頸
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 頸
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) 頸
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) G1-3E31
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-7074
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-CFD
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-4C72
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-7321
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V2-913
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1922.190
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 43515
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 74373.070
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1405.140
kBigFive (kBigFive) C056
kCangjie (kCangjie) MMMBC
kCantonese (kCantonese) geng2
kCCCII (kCCCII) 216048
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1478.502
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-7321
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-7321
kCowles (kCowles) 1636 1679
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1922.190
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) neck, throat
kEACC (kEACC) 216048
kFenn (kFenn) 427D
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 80.07 248.05
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 1118.6
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB1 (kGB1) 3017
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 4
kGSR (kGSR) 0831n
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 74373.070
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) jǐng(13)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 74373.070:jǐng,gěng
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 4509
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KUBI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KEI
kJis0 (kJis0) 8084
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1405.140
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 391
kKorean (kKorean) KYENG
kKPS0 (kKPS0) CFD6
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 4482
kLau (kLau) 893
kMandarin (kMandarin) jǐng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 1126
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1125
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 43515
kNelson (kNelson) 5132
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 623
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+7181+181.9.7
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 181.7
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 181.7
kSBGY (kSBGY) 193.26 318.28
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 颈
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 7338
kTang (kTang) giɛ̌ng
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 16
kXerox (kXerox) 253:333
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0378.081:gěng 0601.031:jǐng
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) 頸
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) 頸
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)