Unicode Character "∂" (U+2202)

The character (Partial Differential) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2202. It is encoded in the Mathematical Operators 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 Partial Differential
Unicode Codepoint U+2202
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Mathematical Operators
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? Yes

Other Unicode Data

Category Math Symbol
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+2202 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ∂
HTML (hex) ∂
HTML (named) ∂
URL Escape Code %E2%88%82
CSS \002202
JavaScript, JSON \u2202
C, C++, Java \u2202
Python \u2202
Rust \u{2202}
Ruby \u2202

How to type "∂"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 2 0 2. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 2 0 2. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x88 0x82
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2202
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002202

Characters based on "∂" (U+2202)