Unicode Character "⇋" (U+21CB)

The character (Leftwards Harpoon Over Rightwards Harpoon) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+21CB. 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 Over Rightwards Harpoon
Unicode Codepoint U+21CB
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+21CB Conversion

HTML (decimal) ⇋
HTML (hex) ⇋
HTML (named) ⇋
URL Escape Code %E2%87%8B
CSS \0021CB
JavaScript, JSON \u21CB
C, C++, Java \u21CB
Python \u21CB
Rust \u{21CB}
Ruby \u21CB

How to type "⇋"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x87 0x8B
UTF-16 (hex) 0x21CB
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000021CB