Unicode Character "∾" (U+223E)

The character (Inverted Lazy S) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+223E. 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 Inverted Lazy S
Unicode Codepoint U+223E
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+223E Conversion

HTML (decimal) ∾
HTML (hex) ∾
HTML (named) ∾
URL Escape Code %E2%88%BE
CSS \00223E
JavaScript, JSON \u223E
C, C++, Java \u223E
Python \u223E
Rust \u{223E}
Ruby \u223E

How to type "∾"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x88 0xBE
UTF-16 (hex) 0x223E
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000223E