Unicode Character "◁" (U+25C1)

The character (White Left-Pointing Triangle) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+25C1. 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 White Left-Pointing Triangle
Unicode Codepoint U+25C1
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 Math Symbol
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+25C1 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ◁
HTML (hex) ◁
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%97%81
CSS \0025C1
JavaScript, JSON \u25C1
C, C++, Java \u25C1
Python \u25C1
Rust \u{25C1}
Ruby \u25C1

How to type "◁"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 5 C 1. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 5 C 1. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x97 0x81
UTF-16 (hex) 0x25C1
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000025C1