Unicode Character "я" (U+044F)

The character я (Cyrillic Small Letter Ya) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+044F. 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 я.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Cyrillic Small Letter Ya
Unicode Codepoint U+044F
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 Я (U+042F)

Other Unicode Data

Category Lowercase Letter
Script Cyrillic
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+044F Conversion

HTML (decimal) я
HTML (hex) я
HTML (named) я
URL Escape Code %D1%8F
CSS \00044F
JavaScript, JSON \u044F
C, C++, Java \u044F
Python \u044F
Rust \u{044F}
Ruby \u044F

How to type "я"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xD1 0x8F
UTF-16 (hex) 0x044F
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000044F