Unicode Character "✧" (U+2727)

The character (White Four Pointed Star) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2727. 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 White Four Pointed Star
Unicode Codepoint U+2727
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+2727 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ✧
HTML (hex) ✧
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%9C%A7
CSS \002727
JavaScript, JSON \u2727
C, C++, Java \u2727
Python \u2727
Rust \u{2727}
Ruby \u2727

How to type "✧"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x9C 0xA7
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2727
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002727