Unicode Character "∻" (U+223B)

The character (Homothetic) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+223B. 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 Homothetic
Unicode Codepoint U+223B
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+223B Conversion

HTML (decimal) ∻
HTML (hex) ∻
HTML (named) ∻
URL Escape Code %E2%88%BB
CSS \00223B
JavaScript, JSON \u223B
C, C++, Java \u223B
Python \u223B
Rust \u{223B}
Ruby \u223B

How to type "∻"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x88 0xBB
UTF-16 (hex) 0x223B
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000223B