Unicode Character "✉" (U+2709)

The character (Envelope) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2709. 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 Envelope
Unicode Codepoint U+2709
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+2709 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ✉
HTML (hex) ✉
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%9C%89
CSS \002709
JavaScript, JSON \u2709
C, C++, Java \u2709
Python \u2709
Rust \u{2709}
Ruby \u2709

How to type "✉"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 7 0 9. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 7 0 9. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x9C 0x89
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2709
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002709