Unicode Character "и" (U+0438)

The character и (Cyrillic Small Letter I) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+0438. 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 и.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Cyrillic Small Letter I
Unicode Codepoint U+0438
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 И (U+0418)

Other Unicode Data

Category Lowercase Letter
Script Cyrillic
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+0438 Conversion

HTML (decimal) и
HTML (hex) и
HTML (named) и
URL Escape Code %D0%B8
CSS \000438
JavaScript, JSON \u0438
C, C++, Java \u0438
Python \u0438
Rust \u{0438}
Ruby \u0438

How to type "и"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 0 4 3 8. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 0 4 3 8. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xD0 0xB8
UTF-16 (hex) 0x0438
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00000438

Characters based on "и" (U+0438)

  • й U+0439

    Cyrillic Small Letter Short I

  • ѝ U+045D

    Cyrillic Small Letter I With Grave

  • ӣ U+04E3

    Cyrillic Small Letter I With Macron

  • ӥ U+04E5

    Cyrillic Small Letter I With Diaeresis