Unicode Character "↚" (U+219A)

The character (Leftwards Arrow With Stroke) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+219A. 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 Leftwards Arrow With Stroke
Unicode Codepoint U+219A
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
Decomposition mapping

U+219A Conversion

HTML (decimal) ↚
HTML (hex) ↚
HTML (named) ↚
URL Escape Code %E2%86%9A
CSS \00219A
JavaScript, JSON \u219A
C, C++, Java \u219A
Python \u219A
Rust \u{219A}
Ruby \u219A

How to type "↚"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x86 0x9A
UTF-16 (hex) 0x219A
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000219A