Unicode Character "✽" (U+273D)

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

HTML (decimal) ✽
HTML (hex) ✽
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%9C%BD
CSS \00273D
JavaScript, JSON \u273D
C, C++, Java \u273D
Python \u273D
Rust \u{273D}
Ruby \u273D

How to type "✽"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x9C 0xBD
UTF-16 (hex) 0x273D
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000273D