Unicode Character "⇊" (U+21CA)

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

HTML (decimal) ⇊
HTML (hex) ⇊
HTML (named) ⇊
URL Escape Code %E2%87%8A
CSS \0021CA
JavaScript, JSON \u21CA
C, C++, Java \u21CA
Python \u21CA
Rust \u{21CA}
Ruby \u21CA

How to type "⇊"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x87 0x8A
UTF-16 (hex) 0x21CA
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000021CA