Unicode Character "∹" (U+2239)

The character (Excess) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2239. 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 Excess
Unicode Codepoint U+2239
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+2239 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ∹
HTML (hex) ∹
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%88%B9
CSS \002239
JavaScript, JSON \u2239
C, C++, Java \u2239
Python \u2239
Rust \u{2239}
Ruby \u2239

How to type "∹"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 2 3 9. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 2 3 9. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x88 0xB9
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2239
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002239