Unicode Character "✷" (U+2737)

The character (Eight Pointed Rectilinear Black Star) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2737. 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 Eight Pointed Rectilinear Black Star
Unicode Codepoint U+2737
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+2737 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ✷
HTML (hex) ✷
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%9C%B7
CSS \002737
JavaScript, JSON \u2737
C, C++, Java \u2737
Python \u2737
Rust \u{2737}
Ruby \u2737

How to type "✷"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 7 3 7. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 7 3 7. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x9C 0xB7
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2737
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002737