Unicode Character "Υ" (U+03A5)

The character Υ (Greek Capital Letter Upsilon) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+03A5. 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 Υ.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Greek Capital Letter Upsilon
Unicode Codepoint U+03A5
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 υ (U+03C5)

Other Unicode Data

Category Uppercase Letter
Script Greek
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+03A5 Conversion

HTML (decimal) Υ
HTML (hex) Υ
HTML (named) Υ
URL Escape Code %CE%A5
CSS \0003A5
JavaScript, JSON \u03A5
C, C++, Java \u03A5
Python \u03A5
Rust \u{03A5}
Ruby \u03A5

How to type "Υ"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 0 3 A 5. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 0 3 A 5. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xCE 0xA5
UTF-16 (hex) 0x03A5
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000003A5

Characters based on "Υ" (U+03A5)