XCHAR-

( xc-addr1 -- xc-addr2 )

Goes backward from xc-addr1 until it finds an xchar so that the size of this xchar added to xc-addr2 gives xc-addr1. There is an ambiguous condition when the encoding doesn't permit reliable backward stepping through the text.

Implementation:

: XCHAR- ( xc-addr -- xc-addr' )
   BEGIN 1 CHARS - DUP C@ $C0 AND $80 <> UNTIL ;

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