Unicode Character "↓" (U+2193)

The character (Downwards Arrow) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2193. It is encoded in the Arrows 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 Downwards Arrow
Unicode Codepoint U+2193
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Arrows
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

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

U+2193 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ↓
HTML (hex) ↓
HTML (named) ↓
URL Escape Code %E2%86%93
CSS \002193
JavaScript, JSON \u2193
C, C++, Java \u2193
Python \u2193
Rust \u{2193}
Ruby \u2193

How to type "↓"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 1 9 3. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 1 9 3. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x86 0x93
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2193
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002193

Characters based on "↓" (U+2193)