Unicode Character "↲" (U+21B2)

The character (Downwards Arrow With Tip Leftwards) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+21B2. 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 Downwards Arrow With Tip Leftwards
Unicode Codepoint U+21B2
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+21B2 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ↲
HTML (hex) ↲
HTML (named) ↲
URL Escape Code %E2%86%B2
CSS \0021B2
JavaScript, JSON \u21B2
C, C++, Java \u21B2
Python \u21B2
Rust \u{21B2}
Ruby \u21B2

How to type "↲"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x86 0xB2
UTF-16 (hex) 0x21B2
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000021B2