Unicode Character "❃" (U+2743)

The character (Heavy Teardrop-Spoked Pinwheel Asterisk) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2743. 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 Pinwheel Asterisk
Unicode Codepoint U+2743
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+2743 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ❃
HTML (hex) ❃
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%9D%83
CSS \002743
JavaScript, JSON \u2743
C, C++, Java \u2743
Python \u2743
Rust \u{2743}
Ruby \u2743

How to type "❃"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 7 4 3. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 7 4 3. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x9D 0x83
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2743
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002743