Unicode Character "▴" (U+25B4)

The character (Black Up-Pointing Small Triangle) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+25B4. It is encoded in the Geometric Shapes 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 Black Up-Pointing Small Triangle
Unicode Codepoint U+25B4
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Geometric Shapes
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

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

U+25B4 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ▴
HTML (hex) ▴
HTML (named) ▴
URL Escape Code %E2%96%B4
CSS \0025B4
JavaScript, JSON \u25B4
C, C++, Java \u25B4
Python \u25B4
Rust \u{25B4}
Ruby \u25B4

How to type "▴"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 5 B 4. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 5 B 4. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x96 0xB4
UTF-16 (hex) 0x25B4
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000025B4