Unicode Character "ή" (U+03AE)

The character ή (Greek Small Letter Eta With Tonos) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+03AE. 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 ή.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Greek Small Letter Eta With Tonos
Unicode Codepoint U+03AE
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 Lowercase
Uppercase character Ή (U+0389)

Other Unicode Data

Category Lowercase Letter
Script Greek
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition mapping

U+03AE Conversion

HTML (decimal) ή
HTML (hex) ή
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %CE%AE
CSS \0003AE
JavaScript, JSON \u03AE
C, C++, Java \u03AE
Python \u03AE
Rust \u{03AE}
Ruby \u03AE

How to type "ή"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xCE 0xAE
UTF-16 (hex) 0x03AE
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000003AE

Characters based on "ή" (U+03AE)

  • U+1F75

    Greek Small Letter Eta With Oxia

  • U+1FC4

    Greek Small Letter Eta With Oxia And Ypogegrammeni