Unicode Character "⇈" (U+21C8)

The character (Upwards Paired Arrows) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+21C8. 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 Paired Arrows
Unicode Codepoint U+21C8
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+21C8 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ⇈
HTML (hex) ⇈
HTML (named) ⇈
URL Escape Code %E2%87%88
CSS \0021C8
JavaScript, JSON \u21C8
C, C++, Java \u21C8
Python \u21C8
Rust \u{21C8}
Ruby \u21C8

How to type "⇈"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 1 C 8. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 1 C 8. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x87 0x88
UTF-16 (hex) 0x21C8
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000021C8