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Glyph for U+FE55
Source: Noto CJK

U+FE55 Small Colon

U+FE55 was added in Unicode version 1.1 in 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 version of the glyph Glyph for U+003A Colon. Its East Asian Width is wide. In bidirectional text it is written as number separator according to the number it separates. When changing direction it is not mirrored. It will not end a sentence. U+FE55 prohibits line breaks before its position. There might be some exceptions, though.

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, between 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 (age) 1.1 (1993)
Unicode Name (na) SMALL COLON
Unicode 1 Name (na1)
Block (blk) Small Form Variants
General Category (gc) Other Punctuation
Script (sc) Common
Bidirectional Category (bc) Common Separator
Combining Class (ccc) Not Reordered
Decomposition Type (dt) small
Decomposition Mapping (dm) Glyph for U+003A Colon
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) Glyph for U+FE55 Small Colon
Lowercase Mapping (lc) Glyph for U+FE55 Small Colon
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) Glyph for U+FE55 Small Colon
Uppercase Mapping (uc) Glyph for U+FE55 Small Colon
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) Glyph for U+FE55 Small Colon
Titlecase Mapping (tc) Glyph for U+FE55 Small Colon
Case Folding (cf) Glyph for U+FE55 Small Colon
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Composition Exclusion (CE)
Case Ignorable (CI)
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)
Cased (Cased)
Full Composition Exclusion (Comp_Ex)
Default Ignorable Code Point (DI)
Dash (Dash)
Deprecated (Dep)
Diacritic (Dia)
Emoji Modifier Base (EBase)
Emoji Component (EComp)
Emoji Modifier (EMod)
Emoji Presentation (EPres)
Emoji (Emoji)
Extender (Ext)
Extended Pictographic (ExtPict)
FC NFKC Closure (FC_NFKC) Glyph for U+FE55 Small Colon
Grapheme Cluster Break (GCB) Any
Grapheme Base (Gr_Base)
Grapheme Extend (Gr_Ext)
Grapheme Link (Gr_Link)
Hex Digit (Hex)
Hyphen (Hyphen)
ID Continue (IDC)
ID Start (IDS)
IDS Binary Operator (IDSB)
IDS Trinary Operator and (IDST)
ID_Compat_Math_Continue (ID_Compat_Math_Continue) 0
ID_Compat_Math_Start (ID_Compat_Math_Start) 0
Ideographic (Ideo)
InCB (InCB) None
Indic Mantra Category (InMC)
Indic Positional Category (InPC) NA
Indic Syllabic Category (InSC) Other
Jamo Short Name (JSN)
Join Control (Join_C)
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) Glyph for U+003A Colon
NFKC Quick Check (NFKC_QC) No
NFKC_SCF (NFKC_SCF) Glyph for U+003A Colon
NFKD Quick Check (NFKD_QC) No
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)
Prepended Concatenation Mark (PCM)
Pattern Syntax (Pat_Syn)
Pattern White Space (Pat_WS)
Quotation Mark (QMark)
Regional Indicator (RI)
Radical (Radical)
Sentence Break (SB) Sentence Continue
Soft Dotted (SD)
Sentence Terminal (STerm)
Terminal Punctuation (Term)
Unified Ideograph (UIdeo)
Variation Selector (VS)
Word Break (WB) MidLetter
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)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) Glyph for U+FE55 Small Colon
Bidi Paired Bracket Type (bpt) None
East Asian Width (ea) wide
Hangul Syllable Type (hst) Not Applicable
ISO 10646 Comment (isc)
Joining Group (jg) No_Joining_Group
Joining Type (jt) Non Joining
Line Break (lb) Nonstarter
Numeric Type (nt) none
Numeric Value (nv) not a number
Simple Case Folding (scf) Glyph for U+FE55 Small Colon
Script Extension (scx)
Vertical Orientation (vo) U