Unicode Character "↨" (U+21A8)

The character (Up Down Arrow With Base) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+21A8. 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 Up Down Arrow With Base
Unicode Codepoint U+21A8
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+21A8 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ↨
HTML (hex) ↨
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%86%A8
CSS \0021A8
JavaScript, JSON \u21A8
C, C++, Java \u21A8
Python \u21A8
Rust \u{21A8}
Ruby \u21A8

How to type "↨"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 1 A 8. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 1 A 8. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x86 0xA8
UTF-16 (hex) 0x21A8
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000021A8