Unicode Character "Ὸ" (U+1FF8)

The character (Greek Capital Letter Omicron With Varia) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+1FF8. It is encoded in the Greek Extended block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (June, 1993). It is HTML encoded as Ὸ.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Greek Capital Letter Omicron With Varia
Unicode Codepoint U+1FF8
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Greek Extended
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

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

Character Case

Case Uppercase
Lowercase character (U+1F78)

Other Unicode Data

Category Uppercase Letter
Script Greek
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition mapping

U+1FF8 Conversion

HTML (decimal) Ὸ
HTML (hex) Ὸ
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E1%BF%B8
CSS \001FF8
JavaScript, JSON \u1FF8
C, C++, Java \u1FF8
Python \u1FF8
Rust \u{1FF8}
Ruby \u1FF8

How to type "Ὸ"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE1 0xBF 0xB8
UTF-16 (hex) 0x1FF8
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00001FF8