Unicode Character "✁" (U+2701)

The character (Upper Blade Scissors) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2701. It is encoded in the Dingbats 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 Upper Blade Scissors
Unicode Codepoint U+2701
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Dingbats
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+2701 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ✁
HTML (hex) ✁
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%9C%81
CSS \002701
JavaScript, JSON \u2701
C, C++, Java \u2701
Python \u2701
Rust \u{2701}
Ruby \u2701

How to type "✁"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 7 0 1. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 7 0 1. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x9C 0x81
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2701
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002701