Unicode Character "ξ" (U+03BE)

The character ξ (Greek Small Letter Xi) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+03BE. 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 ξ.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Greek Small Letter Xi
Unicode Codepoint U+03BE
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 Ξ (U+039E)

Other Unicode Data

Category Lowercase Letter
Script Greek
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+03BE Conversion

HTML (decimal) ξ
HTML (hex) ξ
HTML (named) ξ
URL Escape Code %CE%BE
CSS \0003BE
JavaScript, JSON \u03BE
C, C++, Java \u03BE
Python \u03BE
Rust \u{03BE}
Ruby \u03BE

How to type "ξ"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xCE 0xBE
UTF-16 (hex) 0x03BE
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000003BE

Characters based on "ξ" (U+03BE)