Unicode Character "ж" (U+0436)

The character ж (Cyrillic Small Letter Zhe) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+0436. 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 ж.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Cyrillic Small Letter Zhe
Unicode Codepoint U+0436
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 Lowercase
Uppercase character Ж (U+0416)

Other Unicode Data

Category Lowercase Letter
Script Cyrillic
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+0436 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ж
HTML (hex) ж
HTML (named) ж
URL Escape Code %D0%B6
CSS \000436
JavaScript, JSON \u0436
C, C++, Java \u0436
Python \u0436
Rust \u{0436}
Ruby \u0436

How to type "ж"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 0 4 3 6. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 0 4 3 6. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xD0 0xB6
UTF-16 (hex) 0x0436
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00000436

Characters based on "ж" (U+0436)

  • ӂ U+04C2

    Cyrillic Small Letter Zhe With Breve

  • ӝ U+04DD

    Cyrillic Small Letter Zhe With Diaeresis