Unicode Character "⇃" (U+21C3)

The character (Downwards Harpoon With Barb Leftwards) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+21C3. 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 Harpoon With Barb Leftwards
Unicode Codepoint U+21C3
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+21C3 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ⇃
HTML (hex) ⇃
HTML (named) ⇃
URL Escape Code %E2%87%83
CSS \0021C3
JavaScript, JSON \u21C3
C, C++, Java \u21C3
Python \u21C3
Rust \u{21C3}
Ruby \u21C3

How to type "⇃"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 1 C 3. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 1 C 3. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x87 0x83
UTF-16 (hex) 0x21C3
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000021C3