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Glyph for U+FE58
Source: Noto CJK

U+FE58 Small Em Dash

U+FE58 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 Dash Punctuation and is commonly used, that is, in no specific script.

The glyph is a Small composition of the glyph Glyph for U+2014 Em Dash. It has a Wide East Asian Width. In bidirectional context it acts as Other Neutral and is not mirrored. The glyph can, under circumstances, be confused with 1 other glyphs. In text U+FE58 behaves as Ideographic regarding line breaks. It has type Sentence Continue for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

The dash is a punctuation mark consisting of a long horizontal line. It is similar in appearance to the hyphen but is longer and sometimes higher from the baseline. The most common versions are the en dash –, generally longer than the hyphen but shorter than the minus sign; the em dash —, longer than either the en dash or the minus sign; and the horizontal bar ―, whose length varies across typefaces but tends to be between those of the en and em dashes.


System Representation
UTF-8 EF B9 98
UTF-16 FE 58
UTF-32 00 00 FE 58
URL-Quoted %EF%B9%98
HTML hex reference ﹘
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake ﹘

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Complete Record

Property Value
Age 1.1 (1993)
Unicode Name SMALL EM DASH
Unicode 1 Name
Block Small Form Variants
General Category Dash Punctuation
Script Common
Bidirectional Category Other Neutral
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition Type Small
Decomposition Mapping Glyph for U+2014 Em Dash
Simple Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+FE58 Small Em Dash
Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+FE58 Small Em Dash
Simple Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+FE58 Small Em Dash
Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+FE58 Small Em Dash
Simple Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+FE58 Small Em Dash
Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+FE58 Small Em Dash
Case Folding Glyph for U+FE58 Small Em Dash
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+FE58 Small Em Dash
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+2014 Em Dash
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 Other
White Space
XID Continue
XID Start
Expands On NFC
Expands On NFD
Expands On NFKC
Expands On NFKD
Bidi Paired Bracket Glyph for U+FE58 Small Em Dash
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 Ideographic
Numeric Type None
Numeric Value not a number
Simple Case Folding Glyph for U+FE58 Small Em Dash
Script Extension
Vertical Orientation R