Unicode Character "↻" (U+21BB)

The character (Clockwise Open Circle Arrow) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+21BB. 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 Clockwise Open Circle Arrow
Unicode Codepoint U+21BB
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+21BB Conversion

HTML (decimal) ↻
HTML (hex) ↻
HTML (named) ↻
URL Escape Code %E2%86%BB
CSS \0021BB
JavaScript, JSON \u21BB
C, C++, Java \u21BB
Python \u21BB
Rust \u{21BB}
Ruby \u21BB

How to type "↻"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x86 0xBB
UTF-16 (hex) 0x21BB
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000021BB