Unicode Character "∦" (U+2226)

The character (Not Parallel To) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2226. 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 Not Parallel To
Unicode Codepoint U+2226
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
Decomposition mapping

U+2226 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ∦
HTML (hex) ∦
HTML (named) ∦
URL Escape Code %E2%88%A6
CSS \002226
JavaScript, JSON \u2226
C, C++, Java \u2226
Python \u2226
Rust \u{2226}
Ruby \u2226

How to type "∦"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 2 2 6. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 2 2 6. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x88 0xA6
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2226
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002226