Unicode Character "ί" (U+03AF)

The character ί (Greek Small Letter Iota With Tonos) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+03AF. 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 ί.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Greek Small Letter Iota With Tonos
Unicode Codepoint U+03AF
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 Ί (U+038A)

Other Unicode Data

Category Lowercase Letter
Script Greek
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition mapping

U+03AF Conversion

HTML (decimal) ί
HTML (hex) ί
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %CE%AF
CSS \0003AF
JavaScript, JSON \u03AF
C, C++, Java \u03AF
Python \u03AF
Rust \u{03AF}
Ruby \u03AF

How to type "ί"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xCE 0xAF
UTF-16 (hex) 0x03AF
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000003AF

Characters based on "ί" (U+03AF)