Unicode Character "↢" (U+21A2)

The character (Leftwards Arrow With Tail) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+21A2. 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 Tail
Unicode Codepoint U+21A2
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 Other Symbol
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+21A2 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ↢
HTML (hex) ↢
HTML (named) ↢
URL Escape Code %E2%86%A2
CSS \0021A2
JavaScript, JSON \u21A2
C, C++, Java \u21A2
Python \u21A2
Rust \u{21A2}
Ruby \u21A2

How to type "↢"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x86 0xA2
UTF-16 (hex) 0x21A2
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000021A2