U+9856 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 top of the head; skull. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is xìn.

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+9856 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 96
UTF-16 98 56
UTF-32 00 00 98 56
URL-Quoted %E9%A1%96
HTML-Escape 顖
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 顖
Pīnyīn xìn
IRG_GSource G5-603C
IRG_HSource H-8C
IRG_JSource J3-7D7E
IRG_KPSource KP1-874
IRG_KSource K2-6D64
IRG_TSource T3-5B65
CCCII 234F72
CNS1986 E-5B65
CNS1992 3-5B65
EACC 234F72
GB5 6428
JIS0213 1,93,94
Jis1 7216
KPS1 8741


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9856
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) 顖
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 顖
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 顖
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 顖
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 顖
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 顖
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 顖
Case Folding (cf) 顖
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 顖
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) 顖
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
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G5-603C
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) H-8C
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J3-7D7E
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-874
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-6D64
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T3-5B65
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1925.240
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 43610
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 74386.060
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1407.180
kCangjie (kCangjie) XHPMB
kCantonese (kCantonese) seon2 seon3
kCCCII (kCCCII) 234F72
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) E-5B65
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 3-5B65
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1925.240
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) top of the head; skull
kEACC (kEACC) 234F72
kFenn (kFenn) 380H
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 184.01 186.07
kGB5 (kGB5) 6428
kHanYu (kHanYu) 74386.060
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) HIYOMEKI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHIN SHI
kJIS0213 (kJIS0213) 1,93,94
kJis1 (kJis1) 7216
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1407.180
kKorean (kKorean) SIN
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 8741
kMandarin (kMandarin) xìn
kMatthews (kMatthews) 2752
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 43610
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 326 1269
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+17194+181.9.10
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 181.10
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 181.10
kSBGY (kSBGY) 392.09
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 囟
Specialized Semantic Variant (kSpecializedSemanticVariant) 囟
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 19
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1286.041:xìn
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) 顖
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) 顖
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)