Unicode Character "↿" (U+21BF)

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

HTML (decimal) ↿
HTML (hex) ↿
HTML (named) ↿
URL Escape Code %E2%86%BF
CSS \0021BF
JavaScript, JSON \u21BF
C, C++, Java \u21BF
Python \u21BF
Rust \u{21BF}
Ruby \u21BF

How to type "↿"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x86 0xBF
UTF-16 (hex) 0x21BF
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000021BF