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Welcome to GlyphWiki!

GlyphWiki is a wiki where minchō-style hanzi glyphs (Chinese characters, kanji, hanja, chu Nom, Sawndip, etc.) can be added, managed and shared by anybody.

Normally the management of a font and every hanzi is tedious, but on GlyphWiki hanzi can be easily designed and independently managed one-by-one. In addition, glyphs can be collected and made into a font that can be immediately shared.

Anyone can manage glyphs, and anyone can use registered glyphs freely. You can add the glyphs you need, combine them with existing data, and gather them into a font. Currently over 1,000,000 hanzi are registered (differently-named but visually identical glyphs are counted separately).

Do you know of any gaiji or variant characters? Feel free to add it; registering for and using GlyphWiki is free. You can also create data that only you can edit (the registered data can be freely used; viewing and usage by other parties cannot be restricted). Regardless of whether you are an individual or a corporation, anyone can use GlyphWiki.


For those using GlyphWiki for the first time, please see the below tutorials.

You can also do the following at GlyphWiki. Tutorial pages are prepared for each one.

Try it out

Use sandbox to experiment with editing glyphs. For experimenting with groups, Group:sandbox is available. They are all for testing use, so overwriting things is fine. It's simple, give it a try!

The data and documents registered, as well as the usage of fonts generated is free. You are welcome to contribute new data. However, so as to not inhibit the free usage of the data, intellectual rights are transferred from you to GlyphWiki, and you agree not to exercise moral rights over the data. For details, please refer to GlyphWiki:License.


GlyphWiki looks forward to your participation. For details, please see GlyphWiki:JoinUs.

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Glyph samples

ISO/IEC 10646 (Unicode) BMP (URO)

u4e00 u4e01 u4e02 ... u9fa3 u9fa4 u9fa5 ... u9ffd u9ffe u9fff

ISO/IEC 10646 (Unicode) BMP (Ext-A)

u3400 u3401 u3402 ... u4db3 u4db4 u4db5 ... u4dbd u4dbe u4dbf

ISO/IEC 10646 (Unicode) Ext.B

u20000 u20001 u20002 ... u2a6d4 u2a6d5 u2a6d6 ... u2a6dd u2a6de u2a6df

ISO/IEC 10646 (Unicode) Ext.C

u2a700 u2a701 u2a702 ... u2b732 u2b733 u2b734 ... u2b737 u2b738 u2b739

ISO/IEC 10646 (Unicode) Ext.D

u2b740 u2b741 u2b742 ... u2b81b u2b81c u2b81d

ISO/IEC 10646 (Unicode) Ext.E

u2b820 u2b821 u2b822 ... u2ce9f u2cea0 u2cea1

ISO/IEC 10646 (Unicode) Ext.F

u2ceb0 u2ceb1 u2ceb2 ... u2ebde u2ebdf u2ebe0

ISO/IEC 10646 (Unicode) Ext.G

u30000 u30001 u30002 ... u31348 u31349 u3134a

ISO/IEC 10646 (Unicode) Ext.H

u31350 u31351 u31352 ... u323ad u323ae u323af

ISO/IEC 10646 (Unicode) Ext.I

u2ebf0 u2ebf1 u2ebf2 ... u2ee5b u2ee5c u2ee5d

Differences between countries/regions

u9aa8 u9aa8-g

u8ff0 u8ff0-g u8ff0-t u8ff0-k u8ff0-v

u65e2 ufa42 aj1-13701 u2f8cb u65e3


nihon-no-kanji-02301 nihon-no-kanji-04701 nihon-no-kanji-11701

u6728 u6797 u68ee u234cf u236e7 u23855 u2387d u3190f

Even more glyphs can be found at Group:AllKanji.