Unicode Character "✋" (U+270B)

The character (Raised Hand) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+270B. It is encoded in the Dingbats block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 6.0 (October, 2010). It is HTML encoded as ✋.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Raised Hand
Unicode Codepoint U+270B
Unicode Version 6.0 (October, 2010)
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+270B Conversion

HTML (decimal) ✋
HTML (hex) ✋
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%9C%8B
CSS \00270B
JavaScript, JSON \u270B
C, C++, Java \u270B
Python \u270B
Rust \u{270B}
Ruby \u270B

How to type "✋"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x9C 0x8B
UTF-16 (hex) 0x270B
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000270B