Unicode Character "↮" (U+21AE)

The character (Left Right Arrow With Stroke) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+21AE. 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 Left Right Arrow With Stroke
Unicode Codepoint U+21AE
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+21AE Conversion

HTML (decimal) ↮
HTML (hex) ↮
HTML (named) ↮
URL Escape Code %E2%86%AE
CSS \0021AE
JavaScript, JSON \u21AE
C, C++, Java \u21AE
Python \u21AE
Rust \u{21AE}
Ruby \u21AE

How to type "↮"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x86 0xAE
UTF-16 (hex) 0x21AE
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000021AE