Unicode Character "Შ" (U+1CA8)

The character (Georgian Mtavruli Capital Letter Shin) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+1CA8. It is encoded in the Georgian Extended block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 11.0 (June, 2018). It is HTML encoded as Შ.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Georgian Mtavruli Capital Letter Shin
Unicode Codepoint U+1CA8
Unicode Version 11.0 (June, 2018)
Block Georgian Extended
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

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

Character Case

Case Uppercase
Lowercase character (U+10E8)

Other Unicode Data

Category Uppercase Letter
Script Georgian
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+1CA8 Conversion

HTML (decimal) Შ
HTML (hex) Შ
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E1%B2%A8
CSS \001CA8
JavaScript, JSON \u1CA8
C, C++, Java \u1CA8
Python \u1CA8
Rust \u{1CA8}
Ruby \u1CA8

How to type "Შ"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 1 C A 8. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 1 C A 8. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE1 0xB2 0xA8
UTF-16 (hex) 0x1CA8
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00001CA8