Unicode Character ";" (U+003B)

The character ; (Semicolon) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+003B. It is encoded in the Basic Latin block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (June, 1993). It is HTML encoded as &#x003B;.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Semicolon
Unicode Codepoint U+003B
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Basic Latin
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

U+003B Conversion

HTML (decimal) &#59;
HTML (hex) &#x003B;
HTML (named) ;
URL Escape Code %3B
CSS \00003B
JavaScript, JSON \u003B
C, C++, Java \u003B
Python \u003B
Rust \u{003B}
Ruby \u003B

How to type ";"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 0 0 3 B. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 0 0 3 B. Release Alt.


  • ;
    Times, Times New Roman, serif
  • ;
    Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif
  • ;
    Courier, Courier New, monospace

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0x3B
UTF-16 (hex) 0x003B
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000003B

Characters based on ";" (U+003B)