U+9BF0 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 sheat. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is nián.

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+9BF0 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:

In Japanese mythology, the Namazu (鯰) or Ōnamazu (大鯰) is a giant catfish who causes earthquakes. He lives in the mud under the islands of Japan, and is guarded by the god Kashima who restrains the catfish with a stone. When Kashima lets his guard fall, Namazu thrashes about, causing violent earthquakes.


System Representation
UTF-8 E9 AF B0
UTF-16 9B F0
UTF-32 00 00 9B F0
URL-Quoted %E9%AF%B0
HTML-Escape 鯰
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 鯰
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) F2 D0
Pīnyīn nián
IRG_GSource G1-7673
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J0-7250
IRG_KSource K2-7134
IRG_TSource T2-683B
BigFive F3CE
CCCII 235831
CNS1986 2-683B
CNS1992 2-683B
EACC 235831
GB1 8683
Jis0 8248
Xerox 321:371


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) 鯰
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 鯰
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 鯰
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 鯰
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 鯰
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 鯰
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 鯰
Case Folding (cf) 鯰
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 鯰
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) 鯰
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) BTJ
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G1-7673
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-7250
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-7134
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-683B
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 2005.270
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 46285
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 74697.130
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1473.271
kBigFive (kBigFive) F3CE
kCangjie (kCangjie) NFOIP
kCantonese (kCantonese) nim4
kCCCII (kCCCII) 235831
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-683B
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-683B
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 2005.270
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) sheat
kEACC (kEACC) 235831
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 2833.2
kGB1 (kGB1) 8683
kHanYu (kHanYu) 74697.130
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) NAMAZU
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) NEN
kJis0 (kJis0) 8248
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1473.271
kMandarin (kMandarin) nián
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 46285
kNelson (kNelson) 5300
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+7333+195.11.8
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 195.8
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 195.8
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 19
kXerox (kXerox) 321:371
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 0830.021:nián
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) 鯰
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) 鯰
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)