Unicode Character "✩" (U+2729)

The character (Stress Outlined White Star) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2729. 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 Stress Outlined White Star
Unicode Codepoint U+2729
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+2729 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ✩
HTML (hex) ✩
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%9C%A9
CSS \002729
JavaScript, JSON \u2729
C, C++, Java \u2729
Python \u2729
Rust \u{2729}
Ruby \u2729

How to type "✩"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x9C 0xA9
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2729
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002729