Unicode Character "◧" (U+25E7)

The character (Square With Left Half Black) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+25E7. 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 Square With Left Half Black
Unicode Codepoint U+25E7
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+25E7 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ◧
HTML (hex) ◧
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%97%A7
CSS \0025E7
JavaScript, JSON \u25E7
C, C++, Java \u25E7
Python \u25E7
Rust \u{25E7}
Ruby \u25E7

How to type "◧"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 5 E 7. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 5 E 7. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x97 0xA7
UTF-16 (hex) 0x25E7
UTF-32 (hex) 0x000025E7