Unicode Character "ᚩ" (U+16A9)

The character (Runic Letter Os O) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+16A9. It is encoded in the Runic block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 3.0 (September, 1999). It is HTML encoded as ᚩ.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Runic Letter Os O
Unicode Codepoint U+16A9
Unicode Version 3.0 (September, 1999)
Block Runic
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Left To Right (L)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

Category Other Letter
Script Runic
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+16A9 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ᚩ
HTML (hex) ᚩ
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E1%9A%A9
CSS \0016A9
JavaScript, JSON \u16A9
C, C++, Java \u16A9
Python \u16A9
Rust \u{16A9}
Ruby \u16A9

How to type "ᚩ"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 1 6 A 9. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 1 6 A 9. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE1 0x9A 0xA9
UTF-16 (hex) 0x16A9
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000016A9