Unicode Character "ε" (U+03B5)

The character ε (Greek Small Letter Epsilon) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+03B5. 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 ε.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Greek Small Letter Epsilon
Unicode Codepoint U+03B5
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 Ε (U+0395)

Other Unicode Data

Category Lowercase Letter
Script Greek
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+03B5 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ε
HTML (hex) ε
HTML (named) ε
URL Escape Code %CE%B5
CSS \0003B5
JavaScript, JSON \u03B5
C, C++, Java \u03B5
Python \u03B5
Rust \u{03B5}
Ruby \u03B5

How to type "ε"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xCE 0xB5
UTF-16 (hex) 0x03B5
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000003B5

Characters based on "ε" (U+03B5)