Unicode Character "ᚸ" (U+16B8)

The character (Runic Letter Gar) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+16B8. 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 ᚸ.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Runic Letter Gar
Unicode Codepoint U+16B8
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+16B8 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ᚸ
HTML (hex) ᚸ
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E1%9A%B8
CSS \0016B8
JavaScript, JSON \u16B8
C, C++, Java \u16B8
Python \u16B8
Rust \u{16B8}
Ruby \u16B8

How to type "ᚸ"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 1 6 B 8. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 1 6 B 8. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE1 0x9A 0xB8
UTF-16 (hex) 0x16B8
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000016B8