Unicode Character "ë" (U+00EB)

The character ë (Latin Small Letter E With Diaeresis) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+00EB. It is encoded in the Latin-1 Supplement block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (June, 1993). It is HTML encoded as ë.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Latin Small Letter E With Diaeresis
Unicode Codepoint U+00EB
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Latin-1 Supplement
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Left To Right (L)
Is mirrored? No

Character Case

Case Lowercase
Uppercase character Ë (U+00CB)

Other Unicode Data

Category Lowercase Letter
Script Latin
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition mapping

U+00EB Conversion

HTML (decimal) ë
HTML (hex) ë
HTML (named) ë
URL Escape Code %C3%AB
CSS \0000EB
JavaScript, JSON \u00EB
C, C++, Java \u00EB
Python \u00EB
Rust \u{00EB}
Ruby \u00EB

How to type "ë"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xC3 0xAB
UTF-16 (hex) 0x00EB
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000000EB