Unicode Character "Έ" (U+0388)

The character Έ (Greek Capital Letter Epsilon With Tonos) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+0388. It is encoded in the Greek and Coptic block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (June, 1993). It is HTML encoded as Έ.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Greek Capital Letter Epsilon With Tonos
Unicode Codepoint U+0388
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Greek and Coptic
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

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

Character Case

Case Uppercase
Lowercase character έ (U+03AD)

Other Unicode Data

Category Uppercase Letter
Script Greek
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition mapping

U+0388 Conversion

HTML (decimal) Έ
HTML (hex) Έ
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %CE%88
CSS \000388
JavaScript, JSON \u0388
C, C++, Java \u0388
Python \u0388
Rust \u{0388}
Ruby \u0388

How to type "Έ"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 0 3 8 8. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 0 3 8 8. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xCE 0x88
UTF-16 (hex) 0x0388
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00000388

Characters based on "Έ" (U+0388)

  • U+1FC9

    Greek Capital Letter Epsilon With Oxia