Unicode Character "і" (U+0456)

The character і (Cyrillic Small Letter Byelorussian-Ukrainian I) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+0456. 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 і.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Cyrillic Small Letter Byelorussian-Ukrainian I
Unicode Codepoint U+0456
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 І (U+0406)

Other Unicode Data

Category Lowercase Letter
Script Cyrillic
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+0456 Conversion

HTML (decimal) і
HTML (hex) і
HTML (named) і
URL Escape Code %D1%96
CSS \000456
JavaScript, JSON \u0456
C, C++, Java \u0456
Python \u0456
Rust \u{0456}
Ruby \u0456

How to type "і"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 0 4 5 6. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 0 4 5 6. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xD1 0x96
UTF-16 (hex) 0x0456
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00000456

Characters based on "і" (U+0456)