Unicode Character "Ύ" (U+038E)

The character Ύ (Greek Capital Letter Upsilon With Tonos) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+038E. 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 Ύ.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Greek Capital Letter Upsilon With Tonos
Unicode Codepoint U+038E
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 ύ (U+03CD)

Other Unicode Data

Category Uppercase Letter
Script Greek
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition mapping

U+038E Conversion

HTML (decimal) Ύ
HTML (hex) Ύ
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %CE%8E
CSS \00038E
JavaScript, JSON \u038E
C, C++, Java \u038E
Python \u038E
Rust \u{038E}
Ruby \u038E

How to type "Ύ"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xCE 0x8E
UTF-16 (hex) 0x038E
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000038E

Characters based on "Ύ" (U+038E)

  • U+1FEB

    Greek Capital Letter Upsilon With Oxia