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Glyph for U+FB23
Source: Noto Sans Hebrew

U+FB23 Hebrew Letter Wide He

U+FB23 was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block U+FB00 to U+FB4F Alphabetic Presentation Forms in the U+0000 to U+FFFF Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Other Letter and is mainly used in the Hebrew script.

The glyph is a Font composition of the glyph Glyph for U+05D4 Hebrew Letter He. It has a Neutral East Asian Width. In bidirectional context it acts as Right To Left and is not mirrored. The glyph can, under circumstances, be confused with 1 other glyphs. In text U+FB23 behaves as Hebrew Letter regarding line breaks. It has type Other Letter for sentence and Hebrew Letter for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

He is the fifth letter of the Semitic abjads, including Phoenician Hē , Hebrew Hē ה‎, Aramaic Hē , Syriac Hē ܗ, and Arabic Hāʾ ه. Its sound value is the voiceless glottal fricative ([h]).

The proto-Canaanite letter gave rise to the Greek Epsilon Ε ε, Etruscan 𐌄, Latin E, Ë and Ɛ, and Cyrillic Е, Ё, Є, Э, and Ҩ. He, like all Phoenician letters, represented a consonant, but the Latin, Greek and Cyrillic equivalents have all come to represent vowel sounds.

Representations

System Representation
64291
UTF-8 EF AC A3
UTF-16 FB 23
UTF-32 00 00 FB 23
URL-Quoted %EF%AC%A3
HTML-Escape ﬣ
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake ﬣ

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Complete Record

Property Value
Age 1.1 (1993)
Unicode Name HEBREW LETTER WIDE HE
Unicode 1 Name
Block Alphabetic Presentation Forms
General Category Other Letter
Script Hebrew
Bidirectional Category Right To Left
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition Type Font
Decomposition Mapping Glyph for U+05D4 Hebrew Letter He
Lowercase
Simple Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+FB23 Hebrew Letter Wide He
Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+FB23 Hebrew Letter Wide He
Uppercase
Simple Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+FB23 Hebrew Letter Wide He
Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+FB23 Hebrew Letter Wide He
Simple Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+FB23 Hebrew Letter Wide He
Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+FB23 Hebrew Letter Wide He
Case Folding Glyph for U+FB23 Hebrew Letter Wide He
ASCII Hex Digit
Alphabetic
Bidi Control
Bidi Mirrored
Composition Exclusion
Case Ignorable
Changes When Casefolded
Changes When Casemapped
Changes When NFKC Casefolded
Changes When Lowercased
Changes When Titlecased
Changes When Uppercased
Cased
Full Composition Exclusion
Default Ignorable Code Point
Dash
Deprecated
Diacritic
Emoji Modifier Base
Emoji Component
Emoji Modifier
Emoji Presentation
Emoji
Extender
Extended Pictographic
FC NFKC Closure Glyph for U+FB23 Hebrew Letter Wide He
Grapheme Cluster Break Any
Grapheme Base
Grapheme Extend
Grapheme Link
Hex Digit
Hyphen
ID Continue
ID Start
IDS Binary Operator
IDS Trinary Operator and
Ideographic
Indic Mantra Category
Indic Positional Category NA
Indic Syllabic Category Other
Jamo Short Name
Join Control
Logical Order Exception
Math
Noncharacter Code Point
NFC Quick Check Yes
NFD Quick Check Yes
NFKC Casefold Glyph for U+05D4 Hebrew Letter He
NFKC Quick Check No
NFKD Quick Check No
Other Alphabetic
Other Default Ignorable Code Point
Other Grapheme Extend
Other ID Continue
Other ID Start
Other Lowercase
Other Math
Other Uppercase
Prepended Concatenation Mark
Pattern Syntax
Pattern White Space
Quotation Mark
Regional Indicator
Radical
Sentence Break Other Letter
Soft Dotted
Sentence Terminal
Terminal Punctuation
Unified Ideograph
Variation Selector
Word Break Hebrew Letter
White Space
XID Continue
XID Start
Expands On NFC
Expands On NFD
Expands On NFKC
Expands On NFKD
Bidi Paired Bracket Glyph for U+FB23 Hebrew Letter Wide He
Bidi Paired Bracket Type None
East Asian Width Neutral
Hangul Syllable Type Not Applicable
ISO 10646 Comment
Joining Group No_Joining_Group
Joining Type Non Joining
Line Break Hebrew Letter
Numeric Type None
Numeric Value not a number
Simple Case Folding Glyph for U+FB23 Hebrew Letter Wide He
Script Extension
Vertical Orientation R