Unicode Character "↫" (U+21AB)

The character (Leftwards Arrow With Loop) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+21AB. 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 Loop
Unicode Codepoint U+21AB
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+21AB Conversion

HTML (decimal) ↫
HTML (hex) ↫
HTML (named) ↫
URL Escape Code %E2%86%AB
CSS \0021AB
JavaScript, JSON \u21AB
C, C++, Java \u21AB
Python \u21AB
Rust \u{21AB}
Ruby \u21AB

How to type "↫"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x86 0xAB
UTF-16 (hex) 0x21AB
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000021AB