Unicode Character "ω" (U+03C9)

The character ω (Greek Small Letter Omega) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+03C9. 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 ω.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Greek Small Letter Omega
Unicode Codepoint U+03C9
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 Ω (U+03A9)

Other Unicode Data

Category Lowercase Letter
Script Greek
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+03C9 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ω
HTML (hex) ω
HTML (named) ω
URL Escape Code %CF%89
CSS \0003C9
JavaScript, JSON \u03C9
C, C++, Java \u03C9
Python \u03C9
Rust \u{03C9}
Ruby \u03C9

How to type "ω"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 0 3 C 9. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 0 3 C 9. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xCF 0x89
UTF-16 (hex) 0x03C9
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000003C9

Characters based on "ω" (U+03C9)