Unicode Character "ъ" (U+044A)

The character ъ (Cyrillic Small Letter Hard Sign) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+044A. 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 ъ.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Cyrillic Small Letter Hard Sign
Unicode Codepoint U+044A
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 Ъ (U+042A)

Other Unicode Data

Category Lowercase Letter
Script Cyrillic
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+044A Conversion

HTML (decimal) ъ
HTML (hex) ъ
HTML (named) ъ
URL Escape Code %D1%8A
CSS \00044A
JavaScript, JSON \u044A
C, C++, Java \u044A
Python \u044A
Rust \u{044A}
Ruby \u044A

How to type "ъ"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xD1 0x8A
UTF-16 (hex) 0x044A
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000044A

Characters based on "ъ" (U+044A)