U+9BE8 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 whale. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is j.

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+9BE8 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 AF A8
UTF-16 9B E8
UTF-32 00 00 9B E8
URL-Quoted %E9%AF%A8
HTML-Escape 鯨
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 鯨
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) CC F4
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) B7 DF
Pīnyīn j
IRG_GSource G1-3E28
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-375F
IRG_KSource K0-4C74
IRG_TSource T1-7954
IRG_VSource V1-6C6
BigFive C448
CCCII 21617D
CNS1986 1-7954
CNS1992 1-7954
EACC 21617D
GB1 3008
Jis0 2363
KSC0 4484
TaiwanTelegraph 7650
Xerox 260:274


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) 鯨
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 鯨
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 鯨
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 鯨
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 鯨
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 鯨
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 鯨
Case Folding (cf) 鯨
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 鯨
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) 鯨
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) G1-3E28
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-375F
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP0-CFD
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K0-4C74
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-7954
kIRG_VSource (kIRG_VSource) V1-6C6
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 2005.090
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 46257
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 74698.060
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1473.120
kBigFive (kBigFive) C448
kCangjie (kCangjie) NFYRF
kCantonese (kCantonese) king4
kCCCII (kCCCII) 21617D
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1529.404
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-7954
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-7954
kCowles (kCowles) 1980
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 2005.090
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) whale
kEACC (kEACC) 21617D
kFenn (kFenn) 747G
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 79.04 82.08
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 2039.6
kFrequency (kFrequency) 5
kGB1 (kGB1) 3008
kGSR (kGSR) 0755f
kHangul (kHangul)
kHanYu (kHanYu) 74698.060
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) jīng(64)
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 74698.060:jīng,qíng
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 4655
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KUJIRA
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) GEI
kJis0 (kJis0) 2363
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1473.120
kKarlgren (kKarlgren) 392
kKorean (kKorean) KYENG
kKPS0 (kKPS0) CFD8
kKSC0 (kKSC0) 4484
kLau (kLau) 1700
kMandarin (kMandarin) jīng
kMatthews (kMatthews) 1158
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 1172
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 46257
kNelson (kNelson) 5307
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 622
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+1845+195.11.8
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 195.8
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 195.8
kSBGY (kSBGY) 187.17
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 鲸
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 7650
kTang (kTang) *ghiæng
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 19
kVietnamese (kVietnamese) kình
kXerox (kXerox) 260:274
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) 鯨
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) 鯨
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)