Unicode Character "η" (U+03B7)

The character η (Greek Small Letter Eta) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+03B7. 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 η.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Greek Small Letter Eta
Unicode Codepoint U+03B7
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 Η (U+0397)

Other Unicode Data

Category Lowercase Letter
Script Greek
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+03B7 Conversion

HTML (decimal) η
HTML (hex) η
HTML (named) η
URL Escape Code %CE%B7
CSS \0003B7
JavaScript, JSON \u03B7
C, C++, Java \u03B7
Python \u03B7
Rust \u{03B7}
Ruby \u03B7

How to type "η"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 0 3 B 7. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 0 3 B 7. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xCE 0xB7
UTF-16 (hex) 0x03B7
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000003B7

Characters based on "η" (U+03B7)