U+98BC 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 sound of wind; blow chilly. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is sōu.

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+98BC 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 A2 BC
UTF-16 98 BC
UTF-32 00 00 98 BC
URL-Quoted %E9%A2%BC
HTML-Escape 颼
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 颼
Pīnyīn sōu
IRG_GSource G1-6C2C
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J4-7C46
IRG_KPSource KP1-87E
IRG_KSource K1-653C
IRG_TSource T1-794E
BigFive C442
CCCII 216061
CNS1986 1-794E
CNS1992 1-794E
EACC 216061
GB1 7612
JIS0213 2,92,38
KPS1 87E9
KSC1 6928
TaiwanTelegraph 7372
Xerox 264:125


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
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) 颼
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 颼
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 颼
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 颼
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 颼
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 颼
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 颼
Case Folding (cf) 颼
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 颼
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) 颼
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) ATH
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G1-6C2C
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J4-7C46
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-87E
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K1-653C
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-794E
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1936.060
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 43921
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 74488.060
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1414.020
kBigFive (kBigFive) C442
kCangjie (kCangjie) HNHXE
kCantonese (kCantonese) sau1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 216061
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1487.204
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-794E
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-794E
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1936.060
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) sound of wind; blow chilly
kEACC (kEACC) 216061
kFenn (kFenn) 681I
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 473.02
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 7721.4
kGB1 (kGB1) 7612
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 74488.060
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 74488.060:sōu
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 4534
kJIS0213 (kJIS0213) 2,92,38
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1414.020
kKorean (kKorean) SWU
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 87E9
kKSC1 (kKSC1) 6928
kMandarin (kMandarin) sōu
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5478
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2558b
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 43921
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 1143
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+18947+182.9.10
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 182.10
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 182.10
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 䬒
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 飕
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 7372
kTang (kTang) shriou
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 18
kXerox (kXerox) 264:125
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) 颼
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) 颼
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)