Unicode Character "^" (U+005E)

The character ^ (Circumflex Accent) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+005E. 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 ^.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Circumflex Accent
Unicode Codepoint U+005E
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+005E Conversion

HTML (decimal) ^
HTML (hex) ^
HTML (named) ^
URL Escape Code %5E
CSS \00005E
JavaScript, JSON \u005E
C, C++, Java \u005E
Python \u005E
Rust \u{005E}
Ruby \u005E

How to type "^"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 0 0 5 E. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 0 0 5 E. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0x5E
UTF-16 (hex) 0x005E
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000005E

Characters based on "^" (U+005E)