U+9873 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 the temporal bone. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is niè.

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+9873 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 B3
UTF-16 98 73
UTF-32 00 00 98 73
URL-Quoted %E9%A1%B3
HTML-Escape 顳
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 顳
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) F1 A3
Pīnyīn niè
IRG_GSource G1-7228
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J0-7123
IRG_KPSource KP1-878
IRG_KSource K1-645D
IRG_TSource T2-717C
BigFive F9AE
CCCII 235030
CNS1986 2-717C
CNS1992 2-717C
EACC 235030
GB1 8208
Jis0 8103
KPS1 8784
KSC1 6861
Xerox 321:350


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9873
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) 顳
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 顳
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 顳
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 顳
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 顳
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 顳
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 顳
Case Folding (cf) 顳
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 顳
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) 顳
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) CT
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G1-7228
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-7123
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-878
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-645D
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-717C
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1930.140
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 43750
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 74397.100
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1410.420
kBigFive (kBigFive) F9AE
kCangjie (kCangjie) SJMBC
kCantonese (kCantonese) nip6
kCCCII (kCCCII) 235030
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1483.503
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-717C
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-717C
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1930.140
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) the temporal bone
kEACC (kEACC) 235030
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 1118.6
kGB1 (kGB1) 8208
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 74397.100
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 74397.100:niè
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) SHOU JOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 8103
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1410.420
kKorean (kKorean) SEP
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 8784
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 6861
kMandarin (kMandarin) niè
kMatthews (kMatthews) 4709
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 43750
kNelson (kNelson) 5147
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 979
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+7194+181.9.18 V+13626+181.9.18
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 181.18
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 181.18
kSBGY (kSBGY) 540.01
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 颞
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 27
kXerox (kXerox) 321:350
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0834.051:niè
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) 顳
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) 顳
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)