Unicode Character "Ϲ" (U+03F9)

The character Ϲ (Greek Capital Lunate Sigma Symbol) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+03F9. It is encoded in the Greek and Coptic block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 4.0 (April, 2003). It is HTML encoded as Ϲ.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Greek Capital Lunate Sigma Symbol
Unicode Codepoint U+03F9
Unicode Version 4.0 (April, 2003)
Block Greek and Coptic
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Left To Right (L)
Is mirrored? No

Character Case

Case Uppercase
Lowercase character ϲ (U+03F2)

Other Unicode Data

Category Uppercase Letter
Script Greek
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition mapping

U+03F9 Conversion

HTML (decimal) Ϲ
HTML (hex) Ϲ
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %CF%B9
CSS \0003F9
JavaScript, JSON \u03F9
C, C++, Java \u03F9
Python \u03F9
Rust \u{03F9}
Ruby \u03F9

How to type "Ϲ"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xCF 0xB9
UTF-16 (hex) 0x03F9
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000003F9