U+9846 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 grain, kernel. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is k.

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+9846 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 A1 86
UTF-16 98 46
UTF-32 00 00 98 46
URL-Quoted %E9%A1%86
HTML-Escape 顆
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 顆
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) CE A8
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) F0 F9
Pīnyīn k
IRG_GSource G1-3F45
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-7079
IRG_KPSource KP0-D3E
IRG_KSource K0-4E28
IRG_TSource T1-7628
IRG_VSource V2-914
BigFive C1FB
CCCII 21604D
CNS1986 1-7628
CNS1992 1-7628
EACC 21604D
GB1 3137
Jis0 8089
KSC0 4608
TaiwanTelegraph 7341
Xerox 252:130


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9846
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) 顆
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 顆
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 顆
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 顆
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 顆
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 顆
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 顆
Case Folding (cf) 顆
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 顆
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) 顆
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) G1-3F45
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-7079
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-D3E
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-4E28
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-7628
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V2-914
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1923.300
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 43551
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 74378.030
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1406.060
kBigFive (kBigFive) C1FB
kCangjie (kCangjie) WDMBC
kCantonese (kCantonese) fo2
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21604D
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1479.201
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-7628
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-7628
kCowles (kCowles) 770
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1923.300
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) grain, kernel
kEACC (kEACC) 21604D
kFenn (kFenn) 507E
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 253.01
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 6198.6
kFrequency (kFrequency) 4
kGB1 (kGB1) 3137
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 2
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 74378.030
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) kē(207)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 74378.030:kě,kē,kuǎn
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 4515
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) TSUBU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) KA
kJis0 (kJis0) 8089
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1406.060
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 479
kKorean (kKorean) KWA
kKPS0 (kKPS0) D3ED
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 4608
kLau (kLau) 708
kMandarin (kMandarin)
kMatthews (kMatthews) 3396
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1411d
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 43551
kNelson (kNelson) 5133
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 744
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+7186+181.9.8
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 181.8
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 181.8
kSBGY (kSBGY) 307.21
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 颗
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 7341
kTang (kTang) kuɑ̌
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 17
kXerox (kXerox) 252:130
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) 顆
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) 顆
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)