Unicode Character "☖" (U+2616)

The character (White Shogi Piece) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2616. It is encoded in the Miscellaneous Symbols block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 3.2 (March, 2002). It is HTML encoded as ☖.

Main Unicode Properties

Name White Shogi Piece
Unicode Codepoint U+2616
Unicode Version 3.2 (March, 2002)
Block Miscellaneous Symbols
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+2616 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ☖
HTML (hex) ☖
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%98%96
CSS \002616
JavaScript, JSON \u2616
C, C++, Java \u2616
Python \u2616
Rust \u{2616}
Ruby \u2616

How to type "☖"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 6 1 6. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 6 1 6. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x98 0x96
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2616
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002616