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Glyph for U+FE55
Source: Noto CJK

U+FE55 Small Colon

U+FE55 was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block U+FE50 to U+FE6F Small Form Variants in the U+0000 to U+FFFF Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Other Punctuation and is commonly used, that is, in no specific script.

The glyph is a Small composition of the glyph Glyph for U+003A Colon. It has a Wide East Asian Width. In bidirectional context it acts as Common Separator and is not mirrored. In text U+FE55 behaves as Nonstarter regarding line breaks. It has type Sentence Continue for sentence and MidLetter for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

The colon : is a punctuation mark consisting of two equally sized dots aligned vertically. A colon often precedes an explanation, a list, or a quoted sentence. It is also used between hours and minutes in time, between certain elements in medical journal citations, chapter and verse in Bible citations, and, in the US, for salutations in business letters and other formal letter writing.


System Representation
UTF-8 EF B9 95
UTF-16 FE 55
UTF-32 00 00 FE 55
URL-Quoted %EF%B9%95
HTML hex reference ﹕
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake ﹕
Adobe Glyph List colonsmall


Complete Record

Property Value
Age 1.1 (1993)
Unicode Name SMALL COLON
Unicode 1 Name
Block Small Form Variants
General Category Other Punctuation
Script Common
Bidirectional Category Common Separator
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition Type Small
Decomposition Mapping Glyph for U+003A Colon
Simple Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+FE55 Small Colon
Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+FE55 Small Colon
Simple Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+FE55 Small Colon
Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+FE55 Small Colon
Simple Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+FE55 Small Colon
Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+FE55 Small Colon
Case Folding Glyph for U+FE55 Small Colon
ASCII Hex Digit
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
Full Composition Exclusion
Default Ignorable Code Point
Emoji Modifier Base
Emoji Component
Emoji Modifier
Emoji Presentation
Extended Pictographic
FC NFKC Closure Glyph for U+FE55 Small Colon
Grapheme Cluster Break Any
Grapheme Base
Grapheme Extend
Grapheme Link
Hex Digit
ID Continue
ID Start
IDS Binary Operator
IDS Trinary Operator and
Indic Mantra Category
Indic Positional Category NA
Indic Syllabic Category Other
Jamo Short Name
Join Control
Logical Order Exception
Noncharacter Code Point
NFC Quick Check Yes
NFD Quick Check Yes
NFKC Casefold Glyph for U+003A Colon
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
Sentence Break Sentence Continue
Soft Dotted
Sentence Terminal
Terminal Punctuation
Unified Ideograph
Variation Selector
Word Break MidLetter
White Space
XID Continue
XID Start
Expands On NFC
Expands On NFD
Expands On NFKC
Expands On NFKD
Bidi Paired Bracket Glyph for U+FE55 Small Colon
Bidi Paired Bracket Type None
East Asian Width Wide
Hangul Syllable Type Not Applicable
ISO 10646 Comment
Joining Group No_Joining_Group
Joining Type Non Joining
Line Break Nonstarter
Numeric Type None
Numeric Value not a number
Simple Case Folding Glyph for U+FE55 Small Colon
Script Extension
Vertical Orientation U