Unicode Character "✼" (U+273C)

The character (Open Centre Teardrop-Spoked Asterisk) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+273C. 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 Open Centre Teardrop-Spoked Asterisk
Unicode Codepoint U+273C
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+273C Conversion

HTML (decimal) ✼
HTML (hex) ✼
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%9C%BC
CSS \00273C
JavaScript, JSON \u273C
C, C++, Java \u273C
Python \u273C
Rust \u{273C}
Ruby \u273C

How to type "✼"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x9C 0xBC
UTF-16 (hex) 0x273C
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000273C