Unicode Character "⥖" (U+2956)

The character (Leftwards Harpoon With Barb Down To Bar) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2956. It is encoded in the Supplemental Arrows-B block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 3.2 (March, 2002). It is HTML encoded as ⥖.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Leftwards Harpoon With Barb Down To Bar
Unicode Codepoint U+2956
Unicode Version 3.2 (March, 2002)
Block Supplemental Arrows-B
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

Category Math Symbol
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+2956 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ⥖
HTML (hex) ⥖
HTML (named) ⥖
URL Escape Code %E2%A5%96
CSS \002956
JavaScript, JSON \u2956
C, C++, Java \u2956
Python \u2956
Rust \u{2956}
Ruby \u2956

How to type "⥖"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 9 5 6. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 9 5 6. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0xA5 0x96
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2956
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002956