Unicode Character "∢" (U+2222)

The character (Spherical Angle) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2222. 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+29A0).

Main Unicode Properties

Name Spherical Angle
Unicode Codepoint U+2222
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+29A0)

Other Unicode Data

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

U+2222 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ∢
HTML (hex) ∢
HTML (named) ∢
URL Escape Code %E2%88%A2
CSS \002222
JavaScript, JSON \u2222
C, C++, Java \u2222
Python \u2222
Rust \u{2222}
Ruby \u2222

How to type "∢"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x88 0xA2
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2222
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002222