Unicode Character "ϲ" (U+03F2)

The character ϲ (Greek Lunate Sigma Symbol) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+03F2. 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 ϲ.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Greek Lunate Sigma Symbol
Unicode Codepoint U+03F2
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 Ϲ (U+03F9)

Other Unicode Data

Category Lowercase Letter
Script Greek
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition mapping

U+03F2 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ϲ
HTML (hex) ϲ
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %CF%B2
CSS \0003F2
JavaScript, JSON \u03F2
C, C++, Java \u03F2
Python \u03F2
Rust \u{03F2}
Ruby \u03F2

How to type "ϲ"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 0 3 F 2. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 0 3 F 2. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xCF 0xB2
UTF-16 (hex) 0x03F2
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000003F2