⿃, X2FC3 is Unicode character number 12227.
It is interpreted as Kanji Radical (see KanjiRadical).
⿃ (& # 1 2 2 2 7 ;)
⿃ (& # x 2 F C 3 ;)
Encoding: ⿃ and 鳥
The Utf8 encoding of character ⿃ (⿃, X2FC3) and that of the similar character
鳥, X9CE5 can be revealed using the dump.t program with command
php dump.t ⿃鳥
In order to execute it, files dump.t,
uniord.t should be loaded.
The output is
The array has 6 bytes; here is its splitting:
e2 bf 83 e9 b3 a5
Unicode character number 12227 id est, [[X2FC3]]
Picture: ⿃ ; uses 3 bytes. These bytes are:
xE2 xBF x83 in the hexadecimal representation and
226 191 131 in the decimal representation
Unicode character number 40165 id est, [[X9CE5]]
Picture: 鳥 ; uses 3 bytes. These bytes are:
xE9 xB3 xA5 in the hexadecimal representation and
233 179 165 in the decimal representation
In Chinese and Japanese languages,
Character ⿃, X2FC3 can be used to denote a generic bird, without to indicate the specie.
Character 鳥, X9CE5 has similar meaning.
In Japanese, character ⿃, X2FC3 can be pronounced as "とり" ("Tori")
Character 鳥, X9CE5 has similar pronunciation.
Character number 12227 ⿃,X2FC3 (KanjiRadical) looks similar to character number 40165 鳥,X9CE5 (KanjiLiberal).
Characters ⿃ and 鳥 can be confused.
This confusion is recognized and described in the literature