Unicode Character "▾" (U+25BE)

The character (Black Down-Pointing Small Triangle) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+25BE. 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 Down-Pointing Small Triangle
Unicode Codepoint U+25BE
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+25BE Conversion

HTML (decimal) ▾
HTML (hex) ▾
HTML (named) ▾
URL Escape Code %E2%96%BE
CSS \0025BE
JavaScript, JSON \u25BE
C, C++, Java \u25BE
Python \u25BE
Rust \u{25BE}
Ruby \u25BE

How to type "▾"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x96 0xBE
UTF-16 (hex) 0x25BE
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000025BE