Unicode Character "Ы" (U+042B)

The character Ы (Cyrillic Capital Letter Yeru) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+042B. It is encoded in the Cyrillic block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (June, 1993). It is HTML encoded as Ы.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Cyrillic Capital Letter Yeru
Unicode Codepoint U+042B
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Cyrillic
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

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

Character Case

Case Uppercase
Lowercase character ы (U+044B)

Other Unicode Data

Category Uppercase Letter
Script Cyrillic
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+042B Conversion

HTML (decimal) Ы
HTML (hex) Ы
HTML (named) Ы
URL Escape Code %D0%AB
CSS \00042B
JavaScript, JSON \u042B
C, C++, Java \u042B
Python \u042B
Rust \u{042B}
Ruby \u042B

How to type "Ы"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 0 4 2 B. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 0 4 2 B. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xD0 0xAB
UTF-16 (hex) 0x042B
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000042B

Characters based on "Ы" (U+042B)

  • Ӹ U+04F8

    Cyrillic Capital Letter Yeru With Diaeresis