Unicode Character "⇍" (U+21CD)

The character (Leftwards Double Arrow With Stroke) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+21CD. 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 Double Arrow With Stroke
Unicode Codepoint U+21CD
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
Decomposition mapping

U+21CD Conversion

HTML (decimal) ⇍
HTML (hex) ⇍
HTML (named) ⇍
URL Escape Code %E2%87%8D
CSS \0021CD
JavaScript, JSON \u21CD
C, C++, Java \u21CD
Python \u21CD
Rust \u{21CD}
Ruby \u21CD

How to type "⇍"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x87 0x8D
UTF-16 (hex) 0x21CD
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000021CD