Unicode Character "⇤" (U+21E4)

The character (Leftwards Arrow To Bar) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+21E4. 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 Arrow To Bar
Unicode Codepoint U+21E4
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+21E4 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ⇤
HTML (hex) ⇤
HTML (named) ⇤
URL Escape Code %E2%87%A4
CSS \0021E4
JavaScript, JSON \u21E4
C, C++, Java \u21E4
Python \u21E4
Rust \u{21E4}
Ruby \u21E4

How to type "⇤"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 1 E 4. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 1 E 4. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x87 0xA4
UTF-16 (hex) 0x21E4
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000021E4