U+9EBC 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 interrogative final particle; insignificant, small, tiny. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is me.

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+9EBC 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-16 9E BC
UTF-32 00 00 9E BC
URL-Quoted %E9%BA%BC
HTML-Escape 麼
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 麼
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) D6 F7
Pīnyīn me
IRG_GSource GE-486E
IRG_HSource HB1-
IRG_JSource J0-5677
IRG_KPSource KP1-908
IRG_KSource K2-742E
IRG_TSource T1-6B7B
BigFive BBF2
CCCII 216260
CNS1986 1-6B7B
CNS1992 1-6B7B
EACC 216260
Jis0 5487
KPS1 908F
TaiwanTelegraph 7803
Xerox 241:122


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) 麼
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 麼
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 麼
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 麼
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 麼
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 麼
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 麼
Case Folding (cf) 麼
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 麼
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) 麼
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) GE-486E
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB1-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-5677
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-908
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-742E
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T1-6B7B
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 2045.050
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 47892
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 74724.030
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1515.050
kBigFive (kBigFive) BBF2
kCangjie (kCangjie) IDVI
kCantonese (kCantonese) maa1 mo1
kCCCII (kCCCII) 216260
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1553.201
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 1-6B7B
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 1-6B7B
kCowles (kCowles) 2736
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 2045.050
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) interrogative final particle; insignificant, small, tiny
kEACC (kEACC) 216260
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 0023.2
kFrequency (kFrequency) 1
kGradeLevel (kGradeLevel) 1
kHanYu (kHanYu) 74724.030
kHanyuPinlu (kHanyuPinlu) me(3394)
kHKGlyph (kHKGlyph) 4716
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) KOMAKAI KASUKA
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) MA BA
kJis0 (kJis0) 5487
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1515.050
kKorean (kKorean) MA
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 908F
kLau (kLau) 2183
kMandarin (kMandarin) me
kMatthews (kMatthews) 4540
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 47892
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+4740+52.3.11 C+4740+200.11.3
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 200.3
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 200.3
kSBGY (kSBGY) 306.34
Semantic Variant (kSemanticVariant) 庅麽
Simplified Variant (kSimplifiedVariant) 么
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 7803
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 14
kXerox (kXerox) 241:122
z Variant (kZVariant) 麽
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) 麼
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) 麼
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)