Unicode Character "∟" (U+221F)

The character (Right Angle) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+221F. 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 ∟. Its mirrored character is (U+2BFE).

Main Unicode Properties

Name Right Angle
Unicode Codepoint U+221F
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Mathematical Operators
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? Yes
Mirrored character (U+2BFE)

Other Unicode Data

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

U+221F Conversion

HTML (decimal) ∟
HTML (hex) ∟
HTML (named) ∟
URL Escape Code %E2%88%9F
CSS \00221F
JavaScript, JSON \u221F
C, C++, Java \u221F
Python \u221F
Rust \u{221F}
Ruby \u221F

How to type "∟"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x88 0x9F
UTF-16 (hex) 0x221F
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000221F