Unicode Character "ā" (U+0101)

The character ā (Latin Small Letter A With Macron) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+0101. It is encoded in the Latin Extended-A block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (June, 1993). It is HTML encoded as ā.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Latin Small Letter A With Macron
Unicode Codepoint U+0101
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Latin Extended-A
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

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

Character Case

Case Lowercase
Uppercase character Ā (U+0100)

Other Unicode Data

Category Lowercase Letter
Script Latin
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition mapping

U+0101 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ā
HTML (hex) ā
HTML (named) ā
URL Escape Code %C4%81
CSS \000101
JavaScript, JSON \u0101
C, C++, Java \u0101
Python \u0101
Rust \u{0101}
Ruby \u0101

How to type "ā"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 0 1 0 1. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 0 1 0 1. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xC4 0x81
UTF-16 (hex) 0x0101
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00000101