Unicode Character "ᛨ" (U+16E8)

The character (Runic Letter Icelandic-Yr) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+16E8. 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 ᛨ.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Runic Letter Icelandic-Yr
Unicode Codepoint U+16E8
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+16E8 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ᛨ
HTML (hex) ᛨ
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E1%9B%A8
CSS \0016E8
JavaScript, JSON \u16E8
C, C++, Java \u16E8
Python \u16E8
Rust \u{16E8}
Ruby \u16E8

How to type "ᛨ"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE1 0x9B 0xA8
UTF-16 (hex) 0x16E8
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000016E8