U+9905 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 rice-cakes, biscuits. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is b.

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+9905 behaves as Ideographic regarding line breaks. It has type OLetter for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

may refer to:

  • Bing (Chinese flatbread), dough-based Chinese flatbreads, pancakes, and other unleavened baked goods
  • Mochi, a Japanese rice cake made of glutinous rice pounded into paste and molded into shape


System Representation
UTF-8 E9 A4 85
UTF-16 99 05
UTF-32 00 00 99 05
URL-Quoted %E9%A4%85
HTML-Escape 餅
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 餅
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) CC DF
Pīnyīn b
IRG_GSource G1-317D
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-4C5F
IRG_KPSource KP1-885
IRG_KSource K2-6E2E
IRG_TSource T1-6B6F
IRG_VSource V1-6C2
BigFive BBE6
CCCII 216078
CNS1986 1-6B6F
CNS1992 1-6B6F
EACC 216078
GB1 1793
Jis0 4463
KPS1 885B
TaiwanTelegraph 7399


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode Name (na) CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9905
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) 餅
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 餅
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 餅
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 餅
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 餅
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 餅
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 餅
Case Folding (cf) 餅
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 餅
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) 餅
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) G1-317D
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-4C5F
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-885
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-6E2E
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-6B6F
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-6C2
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 1943.200
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 44133
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 74453.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1419.140
kBigFive (kBigFive) BBE6
kCangjie (kCangjie) OITT
kCantonese (kCantonese) beng2 bing2
kCCCII (kCCCII) 216078
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-6B6F
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-6B6F
kCowles (kCowles) 3276 3308
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 1943.200
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) rice-cakes, biscuits
kEACC (kEACC) 216078
kFenn (kFenn) 35B
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 414.04
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 8874.1
kFrequency (kFrequency) 4
kGB1 (kGB1) 1793
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 1
kHanYu (kHanYu) 74453.010
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) bǐng(40) bing(35)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 74453.010:bǐng
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 4550
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) MOCHI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) HEI HYOU
kJis0 (kJis0) 4463
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1419.140
kKorean (kKorean) PYENG
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 885B
kMandarin (kMandarin) bǐng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 5296
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 2340
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 44133
kNelson (kNelson) 5166
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+3819+184.8.6 V+7799+184.9.6
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 184.8
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 184.6
kSBGY (kSBGY) 318.29
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 餠
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 饼
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 7399
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 14
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) bánh
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) 餅
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) 餅
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)