Unicode Character "Λ" (U+039B)

The character Λ (Greek Capital Letter Lamda) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+039B. 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 Λ.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Greek Capital Letter Lamda
Unicode Codepoint U+039B
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 λ (U+03BB)

Other Unicode Data

Category Uppercase Letter
Script Greek
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+039B Conversion

HTML (decimal) Λ
HTML (hex) Λ
HTML (named) Λ
URL Escape Code %CE%9B
CSS \00039B
JavaScript, JSON \u039B
C, C++, Java \u039B
Python \u039B
Rust \u{039B}
Ruby \u039B

How to type "Λ"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 0 3 9 B. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 0 3 9 B. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xCE 0x9B
UTF-16 (hex) 0x039B
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000039B

Characters based on "Λ" (U+039B)