Unicode Character "ы" (U+044B)

The character ы (Cyrillic Small Letter Yeru) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+044B. 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 Small Letter Yeru
Unicode Codepoint U+044B
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 Ы (U+042B)

Other Unicode Data

Category Lowercase Letter
Script Cyrillic
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+044B Conversion

HTML (decimal) ы
HTML (hex) ы
HTML (named) ы
URL Escape Code %D1%8B
CSS \00044B
JavaScript, JSON \u044B
C, C++, Java \u044B
Python \u044B
Rust \u{044B}
Ruby \u044B

How to type "ы"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xD1 0x8B
UTF-16 (hex) 0x044B
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000044B

Characters based on "ы" (U+044B)

  • ӹ U+04F9

    Cyrillic Small Letter Yeru With Diaeresis