Unicode Character "≛" (U+225B)

The character (Star Equals) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+225B. 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 Star Equals
Unicode Codepoint U+225B
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Mathematical Operators
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

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

U+225B Conversion

HTML (decimal) ≛
HTML (hex) ≛
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%89%9B
CSS \00225B
JavaScript, JSON \u225B
C, C++, Java \u225B
Python \u225B
Rust \u{225B}
Ruby \u225B

How to type "≛"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 2 5 B. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 2 5 B. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x89 0x9B
UTF-16 (hex) 0x225B
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000225B