Unicode Character "κ" (U+03BA)

The character κ (Greek Small Letter Kappa) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+03BA. 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 κ.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Greek Small Letter Kappa
Unicode Codepoint U+03BA
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 Κ (U+039A)

Other Unicode Data

Category Lowercase Letter
Script Greek
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+03BA Conversion

HTML (decimal) κ
HTML (hex) κ
HTML (named) κ
URL Escape Code %CE%BA
CSS \0003BA
JavaScript, JSON \u03BA
C, C++, Java \u03BA
Python \u03BA
Rust \u{03BA}
Ruby \u03BA

How to type "κ"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xCE 0xBA
UTF-16 (hex) 0x03BA
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000003BA

Characters based on "κ" (U+03BA)