U+9EF9 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 embroidery, needlework; radical. Its Pīnyīn pronunciation is zhǐ.

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. The glyph can, under circumstances, be confused with 2 other glyphs. In text U+9EF9 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:

Radical 204 meaning "embroidery" or "needlework" is 1 of 4 Kangxi radicals (214 radicals total) composed of 12 strokes.

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are only eight characters (out of 49,030) to be found under this radical.


System Representation
UTF-8 E9 BB B9
UTF-16 9E F9
UTF-32 00 00 9E F9
URL-Quoted %E9%BB%B9
HTML-Escape 黹
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake 黹
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) F3 E3
Pīnyīn zhǐ
IRG_GSource G0-6D69
IRG_HSource HB2-
IRG_JSource J0-7363
IRG_KPSource KP1-915
IRG_KSource K2-7441
IRG_TSource T2-4155
BigFive DCB0
CCCII 235E74
CNS1986 2-4155
CNS1992 2-4155
EACC 235E74
GB0 7773
GB1 7773
Jis0 8367
KPS1 915B
MainlandTelegraph 7832
TaiwanTelegraph 7832
Xerox 301:167

Related Characters



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) 黹
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) 黹
Lowercase Mapping (lc) 黹
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) 黹
Uppercase Mapping (uc) 黹
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) 黹
Titlecase Mapping (tc) 黹
Case Folding (cf) 黹
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) 黹
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) 黹
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
kIRG_GSource (kIRG_GSource) G0-6D69
kIRG_HSource (kIRG_HSource) HB2-
kIRG_JSource (kIRG_JSource) J0-7363
kIRG_KPSource (kIRG_KPSource) KP1-915
kIRG_KSource (kIRG_KSource) K2-7441
kIRG_TSource (kIRG_TSource) T2-4155
kIRGDaeJaweon (kIRGDaeJaweon) 2058.110
kIRGDaiKanwaZiten (kIRGDaiKanwaZiten) 48248
kIRGHanyuDaZidian (kIRGHanyuDaZidian) 74738.010
kIRGKangXi (kIRGKangXi) 1522.450
kBigFive (kBigFive) DCB0
kCangjie (kCangjie) TCFB
kCantonese (kCantonese) zi2
kCCCII (kCCCII) 235E74
kCihaiT (kCihaiT) 1564.505
kCNS1986 (kCNS1986) 2-4155
kCNS1992 (kCNS1992) 2-4155
kDaeJaweon (kDaeJaweon) 2058.110
Unihan Definition (kDefinition) embroidery, needlework; radical
kEACC (kEACC) 235E74
kFenn (kFenn) 0I
kFennIndex (kFennIndex) 69.03
kFourCornerCode (kFourCornerCode) 3222.7
kGB0 (kGB0) 7773
kGB1 (kGB1) 7773
kGSR (kGSR) 1237i
kHanYu (kHanYu) 74738.010
kHanyuPinyin (kHanyuPinyin) 74738.010:zhǐ,xiàn
kHDZRadBreak (kHDZRadBreak) ⿋[U+2FCB]:74738.010
kJapaneseKun (kJapaneseKun) NUU NUI
kJapaneseOn (kJapaneseOn) CHI
kJis0 (kJis0) 8367
kKangXi (kKangXi) 1522.450
kKPS1 (kKPS1) 915B
kMainlandTelegraph (kMainlandTelegraph) 7832
kMandarin (kMandarin) zhǐ
kMatthews (kMatthews) 956
kMeyerWempe (kMeyerWempe) 242i
kMorohashi (kMorohashi) 48248
kPhonetic (kPhonetic) 137
Radical Stroke Count (Adobe Japan 1-6) (kRSAdobe_Japan1_6) C+7446+204.12.0
Radical Stroke Count (KangXi) (kRSKangXi) 204.0
Radical Stroke Count (Unicode) (kRSUnicode) 204.0
kSBGY (kSBGY) 250.27
kTaiwanTelegraph (kTaiwanTelegraph) 7832
Stroke Number (kTotalStrokes) 12
kXerox (kXerox) 301:167
kXHC1983 (kXHC1983) 1486.130:zhǐ
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) 黹
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) 黹
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)