Unicode Character "↼" (U+21BC)

The character (Leftwards Harpoon With Barb Upwards) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+21BC. 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 Harpoon With Barb Upwards
Unicode Codepoint U+21BC
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+21BC Conversion

HTML (decimal) ↼
HTML (hex) ↼
HTML (named) ↼
URL Escape Code %E2%86%BC
CSS \0021BC
JavaScript, JSON \u21BC
C, C++, Java \u21BC
Python \u21BC
Rust \u{21BC}
Ruby \u21BC

How to type "↼"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x86 0xBC
UTF-16 (hex) 0x21BC
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000021BC