Unicode Character "⁻" (U+207B)

The character (Superscript Minus) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+207B. It is encoded in the Superscripts and Subscripts block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (June, 1993). It is HTML encoded as ⁻.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Superscript Minus
Unicode Codepoint U+207B
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Superscripts and Subscripts
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class European Separator (ES)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

Category Math Symbol
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition mapping

U+207B Conversion

HTML (decimal) ⁻
HTML (hex) ⁻
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%81%BB
CSS \00207B
JavaScript, JSON \u207B
C, C++, Java \u207B
Python \u207B
Rust \u{207B}
Ruby \u207B

How to type "⁻"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 0 7 B. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 0 7 B. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x81 0xBB
UTF-16 (hex) 0x207B
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000207B