Unicode Character "☛" (U+261B)

The character (Black Right Pointing Index) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+261B. It is encoded in the Miscellaneous Symbols 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 Right Pointing Index
Unicode Codepoint U+261B
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
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+261B Conversion

HTML (decimal) ☛
HTML (hex) ☛
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%98%9B
CSS \00261B
JavaScript, JSON \u261B
C, C++, Java \u261B
Python \u261B
Rust \u{261B}
Ruby \u261B

How to type "☛"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x98 0x9B
UTF-16 (hex) 0x261B
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000261B