Unicode Character "☝" (U+261D)

The character (White Up Pointing Index) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+261D. 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 White Up Pointing Index
Unicode Codepoint U+261D
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+261D Conversion

HTML (decimal) ☝
HTML (hex) ☝
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%98%9D
CSS \00261D
JavaScript, JSON \u261D
C, C++, Java \u261D
Python \u261D
Rust \u{261D}
Ruby \u261D

How to type "☝"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x98 0x9D
UTF-16 (hex) 0x261D
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000261D